Today I went to see Benedict Cumberbatch perform on stage in London as Hamlet. I am not in London, but I sure wish I was. National Theatre Live is streaming this play in theaters all over the world. Click on National Theatre Live to look up what movie house near you is streaming this awesome play. The experience this after noon was brilliant and engaging.
I love Benedict’s rendition of Hamlet. Cumberbatch is extremely lively and brings so much emotion to the role. The entire cast was fabulous and I give this production a standing ovation.
Ciaran Hinds is outstanding as Claudius. This British actor is such a natural in classic roles. I was so impressed with the way he delivered his lines and overall what he brought the character.
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith played Laertes.
Sian Brooks played Ophelia.
Anastasia Hille played Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude.
If this production is being streamed at a theater near you please make the effort to go and see it.
National Theatre Live will also be streaming other productions such as Jane Eyre and As You Like It. Check their website for dates and theater locations in your city.