Shakespeare's Globe

Ophelia played by Jade Anouka

Hamlet (2011)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Jade Anouka played the young Ophelia in the 2011 season's touring production of Hamlet

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Letters Home: Cambridge

I think the Master’s Garden in Cambridge is one of my favourite venues. The place we are at is so contained and so unlike the other outdoor places we have been.

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Letters Home: Malta

The venue in Malta is in this awesome location, just outside the centre of the capital city Valleta. It is in the middle of gardens but really high up so you can see for miles.

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Letters Home: Herstmonceux, East Sussex

Herstmonceux has this amazing castle, it’s just like the castles you dream about; the castles in fairytales.

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At The Globe

Hamlet is back at the Globe! Jade talks about adaptions they have made to their production in order to make it more effective in the Globe space, including the use of the stage balcony during Ophelia's funeral.

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Letters Home: Margate

I’m here at the Theatre Royal in Margate and it’s weird because from the outside the venue looks really old and almost like it could fall apart if you pressed it.

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Introducing Jade Anouka as Ophelia

Introduction to Jade Anouka as Ophelia - In this introductory interview Jade tells me about her negative experience of Shakepeare at school, but since watching a play at the Globe, she has now come to love it. Jade also talks about her character Ophelia and her apprehension about playing the problamatic 'mad scenes'.

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