Ticket Alert: Benedict Cumberbatch In Hamlet Screenings

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 50 months ago
Ticket Alert: Benedict Cumberbatch In Hamlet Screenings

A selection of actors from Barbican's Hamlet, none of whom are Benedict Cumberbatch.

Didn't get tickets to see Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet at Barbican this year? You and most of the rest of the world. But all is not lost: Barbican Cinema is screening the production live from Barbican Theatre.

Yep, that's right — another chance to see the Cumberbatch doing his moody prince thing live, albeit from a different room. The National Theatre Live screenings will take place across all three cinema screens at Barbican on one night only — 15 October. We make that a few hundred seats, which, considering we were number 28,000 in the queue for tickets the first time round, leads us to predict quite the riot.

Now, the important bit. Tickets go on sale to Barbican members (£16) on 16 March at 9.30am (it's almost worth joining for this alone) and to the public (£20) on 17 March at 9.30am. Refresh buttons at the ready.

While tickets to the theatre performances are completely sold out, details of how to purchase the 100 tickets at £10 for each performance will be announced by Barbican in late spring. Details of other venues screening Hamlet live will be announced on the NT Live website shortly.

Last Updated 20 February 2015