Ha Ha Hamlet (1 star)

This article is from 2008.

This pun-laden adaptation of Hamlet by three street performers is enthusiastically performed, but sadly falls flat. Taking the mick out of Shakespearean over-acting, Andrew, Ben and Mike look into a sea of bemused faces as they deliver such gems as: 'What's afoot? About 12 inches', then throw rubber chickens and Barbie dolls around. Odd.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 25 Aug, 5.30pm, £10–£11 (£8–£9).

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