NT Live: Hamlet (Encore)

United Kingdom | 2015 | 210 minutes | Lyndsey Turner

Opens July 14, 2019

Stage to Screen

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Don't miss these encore screenings of the most successful program in National Theatre Live history – seen by over 225,000 people during the premiere broadcast!

SIFF year-round passes and vouchers are not accepted for this performance.


Sunday, July 14, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production - which has already broken the National Theatre's records for advance sell-outs - live to cinemas.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

  • Director: Lyndsey Turner
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 210 minutes