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Hamlet, 24 October 2017

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Librettist: Matthew Jocelyn

Conductor: Duncan Ward

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra


Hamlet: David Butt Philip

Claudius: William Dazeley

Laertes: Rupert Charlesworth

Ophelia: Jennifer France

Polonius: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts

Horatio: Gavan Ring

Marcellus/Player 4: John Mackenzie-Lavansch

Gertrude: Louise Winter

Ghost of Old Hamlet/Gravedigger/Player 1: Brian Bannatyne-Scott

Rosencrantz: Rupert Enticknap

Guildenstern: James Hall

Player 2: John Findon

Player 3: Anthony Osborne

Accordionist: Milos Milivojevic

Production Team

Original Director: Neil Armfield

Revival Director: Lloyd Wood

Assistant Director: Fiona Dunn

Set Designer: Ralph Myers

Costume Designer: Alice Babidge

Movement Director: Denni Sayers

Lighting Designer: Jon Clark

Revival Lighting Designer: David Manion

Fight Director: Nicholas Hall

Dramaturg: Cori Ellison

Chorus Master: Nicholas Jenkins