Hamnet Tickets London Theatre

Hamnet Tickets

1 no. saves icon · Shakespeare, Children's Theatre, International Productions, Contemporary

William Shakespeare had one son. He named him Hamnet. He then left home to pursue his career in theatre, effectively abandoning his family.

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Overview

In 1596, he was told that the boy – who was then 11 years old – was seriously ill. By the time Shakespeare reached Stratford, Hamnet had died.

In 1599, Shakespeare wrote a play called Hamlet.

Hamnet is too young to understand Shakespeare. And he is one letter away from being a great man. We are too old to understand Hamnet. How close are we to greatness? We meet in the middle, in a theatre, in purgatory: youth reaching forward to a life it will never know, an audience reaching back to a life it has forgotten.

From the makers of the Fringe First and OBIE Award-winning LIPPY and Chekhov’s First Play, Hamnet is a solo work for an 11-year-old boy.

Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain

Critic reviews

Dead Centre’s Hamnet is an infinity mirror room of a play

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Date & time

Show ended
Sat 26 May - Mon 28 May, 5pm & 7.45pm

Venue

Belvedere Road SE1 8XX London, UK · Get Directions

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