Hamlet (3 stars)

This article is from 2009.

A skilfully edited script cuts Shakespeare’s tragedy down to a high-impact 75 minutes without compromising on depth or sentiment. Stylised costumes and set create a slick visual backdrop to the theme of travel and exploration while the youthful cast giving angst and energy to a familiar classic.

C Chambers Street, 0845 260 1234, until 31 Aug, 7.25pm, £8.50–£10.50 (£7.50–£9.50).


  • 3 stars

One of Shakespeare's greatest works brought to life in a new version visually inspired by the worlds of Jules Verne and HG Wells. Two-Day's gripping Hamlet is sharp, passionate and bloody. 'Convincing, claustrophobic... compelling performances' **** List

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