Full cast announced for Hamlet with Andrew Scott at the Almeida Theatre

Full cast announced for Almeida's Hamlet.

Andrew Scott Hamlet

Full casting has been announced for the Almeida Theatre's upcoming production of Hamlet by William Shakespeare which runs at their north London venue from 17 February to 8 April 2017, with an official opening on 28 February 2017.

Joining the previously announced Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Juliet Stevenson and Luke Thompson will be Barry Aird, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Marty Cruickshank, Calum Findlay, Joshua Higgott, Amaka Okafor, Daniel Rabin, David Rintoul, Peter Wight, Angus Wright and Matthew Wynn.

This new production will be directed by Robert Icke and feature design by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting by Natasha Chivers, sound by Tom Gibbons, and video design by Tal Yarden.

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Andrew Scott will play Hamlet. He most recently appeared in The Dazzle at Found111. His other theatre credits include Olivier Award-winning performances in Cock and A Girl in a Car with a Man, as well as Birdland, Dying City, Crave and Playing The Victim at the Royal Court; Sea Wall, Emperor and Galilean and Aristocrats at the National Theatre; Design for Living and Dublin Carol at the Old Vic; and The Vertical Hour on Broadway.

Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke has adapted and directed Mary Stuart, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia and 1984 at the Almeida.

(Photo credit Miles Aldridge)

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