Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet Screened in Cinemas Around the World Today (Video)

News   Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet Screened in Cinemas Around the World Today (Video)
The recent sold-out London production of Hamlet, starring Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, is broadcast to cinemas around the world Oct. 15 as part of the National Theatre Live series.

Click here to find out where the show is screening near you and to buy tickets. Use the "Find a Venue" tab. It is being shown on seven screens in Manhattan alone.

View the trailer for William Shakespeare's classic here:

The production is directed by Lyndsey Turner, with set designs by Es Devlin and video design by Luke Halls.

Performing alongside Cumberbatch are Barry Aird (Soldier), Eddie Arnold (Danish Captain, Servant), Leo Bill (Horatio), Siân Brooke (Ophelia), Nigel Carrington (Servant, Cornelius), Ruairi Conaghan (Player King), Rudi Dharmalingam (Guildenstern), Colin Haigh (Priest, Messenger), Paul Ham (Official), Diveen Henry (Player Queen, Messenger), Anastasia Hille (Gertrude), Ciarán Hinds (Claudius), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Laertes), Karl Johnson (Ghost of Hamlet’s father), Jim Norton (Polonius), Amaka Okafor (Official), Dan Parr (Barnardo), Jan Shepherd (Courtier), Morag Siller (Voltemand), Matthew Steer (Rosencrantz), Sergo Vares (Fortinbras) and Dwane Walcott (Marcellus).

The production opened at the Barbican Theatre Center in London. Check out the reviews here. For further details on the production, visit, and for further details on NT Live visit

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