Young Vic Theatre
30 Sep 2021 – 13 Nov 2021

Box Office: 020 7922 2922

Director Greg Hersov

Designer Anna Fleischle

Lighting Designer Aideen Malone

Sound Designer Emma Laxton

Video Designer Nina Dunn

Movement Director Lucy Hind

Casting Director Sophie Holland CDG

Casting Assistants Faye Timby and Finnian Tweed

Voice & Text Barbara Houseman

Fight Director Kev McCurdy

Jerwood Assistant Director Zoe Templeman-Young

Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director Kirk-Ann Roberts

Jerwood Assistant Designer Jida Akil

With Cush Jumbo, Jonathan Ajayi, Joana Borja, Adrian Dunbar, Tara Fitzgerald, Norah Lopez Holden, Jonathan Livingstone, Joseph Marcell, Adesuwa Oni, Taz Skylar, and Leo Wringer.

The highly-anticipated production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, with Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) making her YV debut as a new kind of Hamlet. Jumbo reunites with her long-time collaborator, director  Greg  Hersov, to bring us this tale of power, politics and desire.  

Show Warnings

This show contains themes of death and bereavement, as well as acts of violence, self-harm and death on stage. There are references of suicide, drug use, and mental illness. The show features the sound effects of guns firing and use of weapons. There will be infrequent loud music and haze.

Rehearsal photography by Helen Murray

Accesibility and accessible performances

Audio described performance Tue 19 Oct, 7pm

Captioned performance Thu 4 Nov, 7pm

Relaxed performance Tue 2 Nov, 7pm

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Location and Time

Monday – Saturday: 7pm

Wednesday & Saturday matinees: 2pm

Socially Distanced performances:
Tue 19 Oct, 7pm 
Tue 2 Nov, 7pm
Wed 3 Nov, 2pm & 7pm
Thu 4 Nov, 7pm
Wed 10 Nov, 2pm & 7pm
Thu 11 Nov, 7pm

Press night: Mon 4 Oct, 7pm

£10, £20, £32, £43

Previews: (27 Sep – 2 Oct) £10, £15, £20, £25 

Main House