Hamlet ***** ‘It is livewire, edge-of-the-seat stuff’ Time Out

If you’ve ever resisted taking a group of students to see a piece of Shakespeare being performed, then now is the time to think again!

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Olivier Award-winning director Robert Icke’s new production of HAMLET transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season this summer.

What we can offer you
Schools rate | Workshops to support your visit to see the production

Starring BAFTA and Olivier Award-winner Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Birdland, Pride) as the Danish Prince, Juliet Stevenson as Gertrude*, and Jessica Brown Findlay as Ophelia, HAMLET is brought to the stage by the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning creative team behind 1984 and Oresteia.

Robert Icke ‘one of the most important forces in today’s theatre’ (The Observer) previously directed Mary Stuart, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984 for the Almeida Theatre.

HAMLET is produced by ATG (Sunday In The Park With George, Buried Child, Oresteia) Sonia Friedman Productions and the Almeida Theatre (Chimerica, Ghosts, King Charles III, 1984, Oresteia) who are renowned for introducing groundbreaking, critically acclaimed transfers to the
West End.

Schools Rate
Our schools ticket rate is £15** which you can book by calling 020 7206 1174. We’re also offering accompanying workshops and events (in school and in the West End) throughout the run, which you can find out more about by calling the ATG Creative Learning team on 020 7534 6100.

**Valid on band C and D tickets for Mon-Thu eve and Thu mat performances from 19 June to 17 August.

Scott finds new paths through Hamlet’s soliloquies, dwelling on certain words as if caressing their edges. He makes the most famous speeches feel fresh and unpredictable, and his silences are no less eloquent.’ Evening Standard 

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Workshops

We have developed a series of workshops based upon Hamlet (covering both English Literature and Drama curriculum)

Hamlet English Literature workshop – example content
For students studying Hamlet at AS/A Level English Literature, tailored to A Level specifications so that students are able to understand and meet the Assessment Objectives required of them.
Workshop content includes:
• Introduction to Shakespeare
• Ice-breaker exercise
Analysing text and performance
Practical task and activity

All our workshops are custom built around your needs. We work closely with industry professionals including West End Directors, published playwrights, working actors and stage experts to provide the best possible experience, bespoke to your requirements.

Challenge us and we will create something really special for you.

What?
All our workshops are catered to the client and are available for 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 3 hours or a full day (10.00-16.00).

Where?
Our workshops can be run within your school, within our West End theatres, or in one of our rehearsal spaces in the West End.

Who?
Our workshops are taught by West End professionals, all of whom are DBS checked (see ATG Safeguarding Policy for more info on the Enhanced Disclosures we undertake for our staff).

How much?
We have a flat rate fee for all our workshops which is £7.00 per hour per participant.

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