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Hamlet premiere: a bad signal-to-noise ratio

Wonderfully two-faced Ciaran HindsAlthough Mr. Cumberbatch may be “too much in the sun”, patient readers can dig out some interesting comments out of the buzz surrounding the first performances of Hamlet.

Fortunately, Sherlock’s fame do not completely outshine “a cast that includes the always moving and intelligent Ciarán Hinds as Hamlet’s murdering uncle Claudius…”

“… a bold production to those who know Shakespeare’s play well” (The Stage), worth seeing if you’re lucky enough to grab a ticket.

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Ciarán in Hamlet this Summer

From August 5 to October 31, Ciarán will play alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in William Shakespeare Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre, London.

As Claudius, Hamlet’s Machiavellian uncle, he finds a role where his talents for playing villains will most assuredly shine as bright as ever.

Unfortunately, due to Mr. Cumberbatch’s fans, the show is already sold out, but it will be broadcast live from the Barbican in London to cinemas around the world on Thursday 15 October 2015.

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