Hamlet

By William Shakespeare

Presented by Approximately Right Productions in association with Park Theatre

Directed by Simon Evans and David Aula
Script edited by Imogen Bond, Simon Evans, David Aula and cast
Cast: Benet Brandreth, Gyles Brandreth and Kosha Engler
22 August - 16 September 2017

Directed by Simon Evans (Arturo Ui Donmar Warehouse, A Midsummer Night’s Dream Southwark Playhouse), this is Hamlet stripped to its core and played by three members of one family: Gyles Brandreth, Benet Brandreth, Kosha Engler – father, son and wife. A family gathering, haunted, claustrophobic, intense.

With a running time of 90 minutes, this Hamlet blasts through our expectations of a familiar text offering a unique take on Shakespeare’s most famous play, performed by a unique cast.

Audience praise:

'Astonishing, remarkable production. Profoundly moving acting'

'Excellent cast, great production, intelligently edited script'

'An intense, intimate and inventive take on a great classic.'

'Ingenious, audacious and compelling ninety minutes of pure theatre. What a joy.'

'Bravo. Condensed Shakespeare is a crowd pleaser, originally done, enjoyed immensely'

Read Gyles's article about Hamlet in The Times, 22 May 2017

Gyles Brandreth, his son Benet and Benet’s wife, Kosha Engler MICHAEL LECKIE FOR THE TIMES

Gyles Brandreth, his son Benet and Benet’s wife, Kosha Engler
MICHAEL LECKIE FOR THE TIMES

Some nice things people said:

Engler is superb in every part
— Radio Times
Engler is a mesmerising Ophelia
— London Love Culture