The cast for Hamlet at the Barbican centre has been announced. Joining Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet will be Ciaran Hinds (Game of Thrones, Rome, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) as Claudius, Anastasia Hille as Gertrude, Sian Brooke as Ophelia, Leo Bill as Horatio, Kobna Holdbrook Smith as Laertes and Jim Norton as Polonious.
Hamlet is directed by Olivier Award winning director Lyndsey Turner with design by ES Devlin. The piece will be scored by Jon Hopkins.
The production starts its run at the Barbican in August and is completely sold out. £10 tickets for every performance will be released nearer to the play opening. Hamlet will also be broadcast as part of NT Live and participating cinemas are on sale now.
In other news just in time for Easter a giant Benedict Cumberbatch has been made out of chocolate courtesy of UK TV Play!
Finally if you want to get a photo of yourself with Benedict Cumberbatch at Sherlocked its your last chance. Photos of Benedict on the 221B set and a group shot featuring Benedict, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Scott and Louise Brealey are the only remaining photos and now on-sale (Note that gold packages and above include a photo with Benedict).