• Released
  • November 15, 2016
  • (Start Time: 7:00PM Local Time)
  • PG-13 , 3 hr 15 min
  • Concert/Special Events
NT Live: Hamlet 2016 Encore Synopsis
Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live present a special encore of Hamlet, featuring Academy-Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role for an extraordinary one-night cinema event on Tuesday, November 15.

Movie Reviews


By pensducks1610
Saw it with my brother & absolutely loved it! Best 3 hours ever!!...

Hamlet: Grace and Passion

By wrytermom
When a man who is arguably the world's greatest living actor takes on one of the greatest roles in theater, his breathtaking performance is hardly a surprise. But the pure and perfect physicality of...

Thank you, NTL for HAMLET

By manderson10202016700
I am grateful for the opportunity to see a production that I never could have seen otherwise. It featured a well-cut script, inventive staging, and a strong, emotionally connected cast. I look...


By deeguglielmo
All star cast. Very good rendition of classic story....


By sandykritch
Loved it, first time to experience Hamlet. Had never seen the play or read the book. Actors were so good that I was able to understand most of it. Shakespeare isn't for everyone. Now I want to...

Excellent excellent movie!

This is a wonderful production of "Hamlet." The acting, the sets, the music the pace: everything about this production is wonderful. See it if you can: you won't have an opportunity for something...

My 12 year old is hooked on Shakespeare now!

By picturethemyoung
Great performance! So glad it was offered! My 12 year old daughter, after coming with me to see this performance, now wants to view all things Shakespeare! Thank you NTL!...

Feeling fortunate

By cybertrope
A timeless, inventive interpretation of Hamlet. If you are studying lighting, set, or costume design, stage or sound production, acting, directing, or scene interpretation...go see this. I finally...


By margobeck
Fabulous....go see it if you have the chance....

A great performance

By lcervant
Benedict Cumberbatch really shows his range in this performance. He really brings a depth to the character that makes this engaging and well worth watching. Ophelia's descent into madness was...

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Rated PG-13