The producers released the first trailer for the event. View it 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 http://hamlet-barbican.com and, for further details on NT Live, visit http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/ntlout10-hamlet.