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Daily Mail
Benedict Cumberbatch mobbed by fans following Hamlet performanceTriumphant Benedict Cumberbatch is mobbed by huge crowd of fans as he leaves th
Benedict Cumberbatch mobbed by fans following Hamlet performance
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Triumphant Benedict Cumberbatch is mobbed by huge crowd of fans as he leaves the theatre after winning rave reviews for portrayal of Hamlet He has been praised for his 'victorious' lead performance as Hamlet at London's Barbican Theatre. And... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Victorious' Cumberbatch let down by 'half-baked intellectual ragbag': Critics give mixed verdicts on actor's highly-anticipated performance... but
'Victorious' Cumberbatch let down by 'half-baked intellectual ragbag'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
: Critics give mixed verdicts on actor's highly-anticipated performance... but his proud mother says son was a 'bloody good Hamlet' Press preview night of Hamlet, at the Barbican... Read more
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Daily Mail
Benedict Cumberbatch smooches wife Sophie HunterA kiss from her leading man: after he earns mixed reviews for Hamlet performan
Benedict Cumberbatch smooches wife Sophie Hunter
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A kiss from her leading man: after he earns mixed reviews for Hamlet performance He had just come off stage following one of the most important performances yet in his lead role in the Barbican's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alas poor Benedict. His fine Hamlet's let down by second-rate co-starsAlas poor Benedict. His fine Hamlet (and superb fencing) is let down by second-
Alas poor Benedict. His fine Hamlet's let down by second-rate co-stars
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Alas poor Benedict. His fine Hamlet (and superb fencing) is let down by second-rate co-stars and an often puerile production. After all the hype, our incomparable critic Quentin Letts gives first night verdict... After all the hype and excitement,... Read more
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Independent
Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet, review: Pointedly subversive Prince lacks spontaneityLyndsey Turner's production may be the fastest-selling show in London theatre h
Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet, review: Pointedly subversive Prince lacks spontaneity
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Lyndsey Turner's production may be the fastest-selling show in London theatre history but the unprecedented degree of hype and hysteria it has generated has come at a price, with certain newspapers sneaking in to review the very first performance and... Read more
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Independent
Iliad live: Homer's epic brought to life in marathon reading at the British MuseumWhether Homer would have approved of the Elgin Marbles being housed in Bloomsbu
Iliad live: Homer's epic brought to life in marathon reading at the British Museum
Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Whether Homer would have approved of the Elgin Marbles being housed in Bloomsbury we will never know, but thousands flocked to the London institution to hear more than 60 artists take part in reading his epic poem among the historic treasures housed... Read more
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Quartz
British actors are reading the whole of Homer’s Iliad aloud, for 15 hours - Quartz sing the wrath The battle started this morning, sometime after brea
British actors are reading the whole of Homer’s Iliad aloud, for 15 hours
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
- Quartz sing the wrath The battle started this morning, sometime after breakfast. The city of Troy... Read more
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Evening Standard
The secret to getting £10 tickets for London theatre showsTalk of theatre and cost go hand in hand: tell someone about a must-see their e
The secret to getting £10 tickets for London theatre shows
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Talk of theatre and cost go hand in hand: tell someone about a must-see their eyes will slowly glaze over – the expensive is prohibitive, they say, and for the same money they could see a few films, or eat out, or buy a holiday home or something.... Read more
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thebee
No Autographs Or Gifts For Cumberbatch As HamletA theatre in London is putting in extra measures to cope with an expected influ
No Autographs Or Gifts For Cumberbatch As Hamlet
thebee / Posted 24 days ago
A theatre in London is putting in extra measures to cope with an expected influx of Benedict Cumberbatch's dedicated fans as he takes to the stage as Hamlet this week. The Sherlock star's run of shows at the Barbican has become one of the most hotly... Read more
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Evening Standard
Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet: five great performances he'll be compared against at the BarbicanIt's a part which is trying for both actor and audience: Hamlet may be unsettle
Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet: five great performances he'll be compared against at the Barbican
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
It's a part which is trying for both actor and audience: Hamlet may be unsettled and pained, but he is also witty, ironic and irreverent, brilliant, attractive, and sympathetic. He is also, of course, a savage murderer. The contradictions of him are... Read more
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The Standard
The world's your stageTuesday, July 28, 2015Very few people working in Hollywood today started at the
The world's your stage
The Standard / Posted a month ago
Tuesday, July 28, 2015Very few people working in Hollywood today started at the top. Not James Bond star Daniel Craig, not Homeland star Damian Lewis, or composer Harry Gregson-Williams, who has won numerous awards for the music he wrote for films... Read more

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