See Benedict Cumberbatch in Rehearsals for Hamlet

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London's Barbican has released rehearsal photos of Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet, one of the most highly anticipated productions of the U.K. season, attracting more than 30,000 people waiting in line to buy tickets last year. 

Shakespeare's tragedy, which will play London's Barbican theatre, will begin performances Aug. 5 and continue through Oct. 31. Lyndsey Turner will direct.

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Photo by Johann Persson

An Olivier Award winner and Oscar nominee ("The Imitation Game"), Cumberbatch's stage credits include the National Theatre's 2011 production of Frankenstein and 50 Years on Stage. He co-stars with Judi Dench in another Shakespeare play, Richard III, to be broadcast on BBC2 this year.

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