Shakespeare's death: How to toast 400 years of the bard's demise
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Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet 'justifies the hype' despite misfiring show
In Depth Cumberbatch is a 'five-star Hamlet' in hit-and-miss production, but is he a victim of his Sherlock fame?
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Benedict Cumberbatch begs fans not to film his Hamlet
Speed Read After 'one hell of a week', actor says being recorded on stage is 'mortifying'
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Hamlet – reviews of gender switching Shakespeare
The Week Recommends Maxine Peake gives a star turn as the troubled prince in Manchester's 'fabulous, feminised' new Hamlet
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