With a company of teenage actors drawn from the National Youth Theatre and a technical team from local FE colleges, talented young theatre-makers have been paired with experienced NT practitioners to produce this specially commissioned new play by Michael Lesslie, for audiences aged 10 and above.
In royal Elsinore, the teenage Hamlet, Ophelia and Laertes rage against the roles handed down by their parents. Set a decade before the action in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this new play is a terrific first introduction to Shakespeare’s anti-hero.
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