How central are Gertrude, Claudius and Polonius to the story of Hamlet? If you remove those adult characters and the scenes that revolve around them, what are you left with?
#HiddleHamlet is a ★★★★ success (for the few lucky critics who got tickets)
Tom Hiddleston stars as Hamlet at RADA until 23 September 2017 Did you
My theatre diary: West End Live, Lady Day, Hamlet and Quentin Dentin
My theatre diary w/c Sunday 25 June 2017: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar &
Take two: Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Travesties, plus future fantasy casting
Doubling up with Stoppard: Joshua McGuire & Daniel Radcliffe in R&G, Freddie Fox &
The list of lists: The best theatre coming up in 2017
What makes the experts' lists of the shows most to look forward to in
Photos and podcast: Why we should edit classics like Hamlet and Marlowe’s Tamburlaine
A couple of weeks ago, as part of the ongoing Hamlet hysteria, I was amazed that such an apparent uproar was caused by director Lyndsey Turner's experimenting with the placement of the play's most famous soliloquy, "To be or not to be".
Press pass: Critics finally (officially) get their say on Cumberbatch Hamlet
Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre, August 2015. As one critic
The best of the best of #theatre2015 preview highlights
Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the stage in August 2015 to give us his Hamlet