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Shakespeare's Globe

Hamlet Globe to Globe

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Saturday 23 April – Sunday 24 April 2016

Globe Theatre

Tickets Running Time
Yard (standing) £5 | Gallery (seated) £20 – £60* Approx. 2 hours 45 mins


Directed by
Dominic Dromgoole
and Bill Buckhurst

Designed by
Jonathan Fensom

Composed by
Bill Barclay 


Keith Bartlett 

John Dougall

Ladi Emeruwa 

Phoebe Fildes 

Miranda Foster 
Gertrude/ 2nd Gravedigger 

Naeem Hayat 

Beruce Khan

Tom Lawrence 

Jennifer Leong 

Rawiri Paratene 

Matthew Romain 

Amanda Wilkin


*As well as the usual Globe Theatre ticket price range, Hamlet has a limited number of £60 premium tickets. The extra income generated from ticket sales at these performances will directly support the final months of the tour, helping the Hamlet company to reach some of most challenging regions of the world.

Please note: this production has now closed.

180,000 miles. 197 countries. Four final performances.


Learning of his father’s death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his ‘foul and most unnatural murder’.


The Globe's unprecedented world Hamlet tour returns home for a weekend of celebratory final performances, marking exactly 400 years since Shakespeare's death.

Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, tragic depth and wild humour, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’, a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of his genius. The Globe to Globe Hamlet tour has played to over a hundred thousand people in all corners of the world - in theatres, temples, public squares and refugee camps - sparking discussion and joy wherever it goes.

Join this extraordinary troupe of travelling players for their unforgettable final moments on the Globe stage.


Performances of Hamlet are sold out. The TodayTix £5 ticket lottery has now closed and the successful entrants have been notified.

Any returned tickets are sold in order to a returns queue which will start approximately 90 minutes before each performance. Only cash will be accepted, for a maximum of two tickets per person. The returns queue will be formed by the main foyer entrance. We cannot guarantee that there will be any returned tickets for any performance.

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