Cast & Crew
Directors: Isaac Gavin and Ellie Shawcross
Producer: Jonah Wild
Stage Managers: Maria Avram and Matthew Hodkin
Assistant Directors: Inês Garcia and Adam Dixon
Shadow Director: Henry Blackburn
Assistant Producers: Millie Ashton
Assistant Stage Managers: Kianna White, David Dehate, Alice Dearden, and Amy Brook
Hamlet - Charlotte Thompson
Gertrude - Ellie Leatherby
Ophelia - Holly McIlwain
Bernardo - Tasha Ford
Marcellus - Phoebe Templeman
Polonius - Thomas Bailey
Claudius - Michael Kezaala
Laertes - Masha Ermakova
Horatio - Matteo Cappellini
Fortinbras - Adam Cuninghame
The Prime Minister - Skye Hayes
The Actor - Rhys Kenyon
Voltemand - Poppy Buckfield
Following the death of Hamlet’s mother, The Prime Minister, her sister Gertrude takes over, marrying Hamlet’s father Claudius and causing a rift amongst the family and MPs of the House.
Hamlet, convinced Gertrude is behind the death and haunted by the figure of their mother, falls into mental disarray. Ophelia, secret lover of Hamlet, daughter of the Chancellor Polonius and an MP in her own right, becomes disillusioned with politics and seeks an exit.
With an election on the horizon, plots unravel, chaos ensues, and the calculating underbelly of the political sphere shows itself in colourful and devastating ways.
LANCASTER UNIVERSITY THEATRE GROUP
LUTG is one of the biggest and most active societies on campus. It’s our dedication to stage at least three shows every term – all directed, produced, managed and performed by students, giving you the opportunity to see your favourite shows brought to life. Whether you’re an actor, singer, producer, director, writer, stage manager – LUTG has something for you!
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