Glyndebourne Festival - Hamlet Reviews
19 April 2021
David Butt Philip (Hamlet), Jennifer France (Ophelia)
Jennifer France (Ophelia), David Butt Philip (Hamlet)
Jennifer France (Ophelia), Louise Winter (Gertrude)

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Glyndebourne Festival

Glyndebourne on Tour

No. of reviews: 10

A thoroughly engaging and challenging but finally very rewarding piece
26 Nov 17 / The Reviews Hub
Glyndebourne’s touring version of new opera Hamet is truly top-notch
20 Nov 17 / Eastern Daily Press
The angry petulance of David Butt Philip’s Hamlet is evident from this opening scene
6 Nov 17 / Opera Today
Brett Dean's Hamlet in strong revival and mesmerising performances
30 Oct 17 / Planet Hugill
David Butt Philip leads a marvellous new cast in this fine-tuned touring production of Brett Dean’s masterly opera
30 Oct 17 / The Observer
A strong second cast for Brett Dean's new opera as it goes on tour
26 Oct 17 / What's on Stage
David Butt Philip triumphs as the prince
26 Oct 17 / Classical Source
There were magnificent performances all round
26 Oct 17 / Music OMH
David Butt Philip is a revelation as Shakespeare’s tortured prince
24 Oct 17 / The Guardian
“Or not to be”: dislocated Shakespeare as Brett Dean’s Hamlet is revived for Glyndebourne’s tour
23 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
Production details
Butt Philip, Winter, France, Dazeley, Lloyd-Roberts, Bannatyne-Scott, Ring, Charlesworth, Enticknap, Hall
(c) Ward (d) Armfield
Performance dates
21, 24, 27 October, 3, 17, 24 November, 1 December 2017 (various locations)
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