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Eddie Izzard’s one-man Hamlet deserves top marks

8 June 2024

9:00 AM

8 June 2024

9:00 AM

Eddie Izzard: Hamlet

Riverside Studios, in rep until 30 June

A View from the Bridge

Theatre Royal Haymarket, in rep until 3 August

Every Hamlet is a failure. It always feels that way because playgoers tend to compare what they’re seeing with a superior version that exists only in their heads. And since disappointment is inevitable, it’s worth celebrating the successful novelties in Eddie Izzard’s solo version. He makes some valuable breakthroughs, especially in the comedic sections.

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