Updated: Apr 11
60 Hour Shakespeare performance of Hamlet in association with Macmillan Cancer Support.
On 26th & 27th May 2019 rehearsed and performed in 60 hours in Caversham Court Gardens in Reading. The production raised £717 for Macmillan Cancer Support to provide specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer.
Synopsis It’s 1949. In Central Park West, Manhattan, an English socialite has remarried, to a politician named the ‘King’ of the city, following the death of her influential husband. Her son, Hamlet, is in freefall, railing against his mother’s marriage and grieving over his father’s death, when his friends, Horatio and Marcellus, return from Wittenberg University in Ohio.
CAST Hamlet - Ant Henson Claudius - Deesh Mariwala Gertrude - Sharon Salazar Polonius - Math Jones Horatio - Harry Winterbottom Laertes - Rylan Beech Rosencratz - Jennifer Juniper Guildenstern - Silvia Colucci Ophelia - Kat Dulfer Osric / Messenger - Lucy Mortlock Marcellus - Guy Matthews First Player/ A Player - Olivia Thomson Player King - Rhiannon Jenkins Grave Digger - Teresa Sucharzewski Lucianus - Maria Fei Priest - Naomi Channa Director: Gavin Leigh Producer: Charlotte Cline Fight Choreographer: Alexandra Kataigida