Wed 8 January - Fri 10 January


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Following the success of their explosive adaptation of “Hamlet” at Storyhouse in 2019, the award-winning Boaty Youth Theatre Company will be propelling this tragic tale of treachery, mistrust, lost-love and the search for one’s self into life once more at The Lowry; January 2020.

“What a piece of work is man?”

Love or loathe Shakespeare, his works are the most quoted and most produced of any language to date.  Join us for a darkly re-imagined exploration of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy as we consider gender, identity, power, deception, envy, lust, love, honour, betrayal, despair and so much more…


“[The] performance was exceptional: ensemble playing of the highest quality…

Ophelia’s descent into madness was beautiful and Hamlet’s

‘To be’ soliloquy I have never seen better delivered nor with more anguish.”

                                         – Tony Grand at Storyhouse, 2019


“I’ve never understood Shakespeare, but these guys make it accessible!”

                             – Audience Feedback, RSC Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2019


“Just superb!”

                             – David Bradley, Actor & Patron, 2019


“Brave and Bold”

British Theatre Guide


Liverpool Echo

“Vigourous and enthusiastic!”

British Theatre Guide

“Thoughtful, moving and admirable.”

North West End

“…a dramatic and effective performance and a brilliant take on a very famous

North West End

“…one of my favourite re-enactments I’ve ever seen performed.” Sarah Goldsmith

North West End