Review of RSC’s ‘African’ Hamlet, Hackney Empire

The painted madness seemed to bleed out into the Players…

https://www.rsc.org.uk/hamlet/production-photos#&gid=1&pid=15

…and the Gravedigger (couldn’t find a photo).

The thrifty, found costumes reminded me of the RSC’s 2010 Comedy of Errors:

https://www.rsc.org.uk/shakespeare/the-comedy-of-errors/paul-hunter-2010-production-(yps)

…last ever performances will be at Washington D.C. May 2-6 2018

https://www.rsc.org.uk/hamlet/

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/mar/27/hamlet-rsc-stratford-paapa-essiedu-observer-review

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About Dr Neil MacFarlane MRCPsych

Independent Psychiatrist providing culturally informed mental health opinion, advice, and a few new facts. Based near London, UK. Main qualifications: BA MBBS MA MRCPsych.

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