National Theatre Live Encores: Hamlet


By William Shakespeare

Starring Rory Kinnear

Directed by Nicholas Hytner

Screening from November 30


National Theatre Live’s 2010 production of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Following his celebrated performances at the National Theatre in Burnt by the SunThe Revenger's TragedyPhilistines and The Man of Mode, Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet in a dynamic new production of Shakespeare’s complex and profound play about the human condition, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

He is joined by Clare Higgins (Gertrude), Patrick Malahide (Claudius), David Calder (Polonius), James Laurenson (Ghost/Player King) and Ruth Negga (Ophelia).

WINNER - Rory Kinnear Best Actor, Evening Standard Awards 2010

★★★★★ The Times

★★★★ Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent

‘Tremendous. Rory Kinnear’s performance is superb in its resonance and intelligence. This is a Hamlet for now.’ The Times

‘Rory Kinnear excels. An evening to admire and cherish.’ Guardian

‘A chilling production that demands to be seen.’ Independent

‘A constantly compelling, fresh-minted production with many insights and original twists… Rory Kinnear proves a Hamlet of great individuality and distinction.’ Daily Telegraph NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – ENCORES TRAILER


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