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Benedict Cumberbatch will star as Hamlet at the Barbican 2015

According to press reports, Benedict Cumberbatch will perform as HAMLET in the West End, but not until 2015. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. Cumberbatch’s recent film credits include The Fifth Estate, 12 Years a Slave, and August: Osage County with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. His forthcoming projects include The… Read More »

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch to play Hamlet in London 2014

According to press reports, Benedict Cumberbatch will star in a London production of Hamlet in the autumn of 2014. “I know for certain I’m doing Hamlet sometime in autumn on the London stage,” Cumberbatch, who stars in the BBC’s “Sherlock,” told USA Today. Cumberbatch has starred in After the Dance, Hedda Gabler and Love’s Labour’s Lost. He was awarded the Olivier Award, Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award… Read More »