Rehearsal Pics: Maxine Peake as Hamlet

EDIT: 9 HQ photos have been added to the photo gallery… enjoy!

Maxine Peake stars in Sarah Frankcom’s production at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Maxine Peake’s Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre, which opens on 11 September 2014.

Peake takes the title role in Shakespeare’s tragedy, alongside Gillian Bevan as Polonia, Katie West as Ophelia, John Shrapnel as Claudius, Barbara Marten as Gertrude, Claire Benedict as Player King, Jodie McNee as Rosencrantz and Ashley Zhangazha as Laertes.
The rest of the cast comprises Thomas Arnold, Michelle Butterly, Dean Gregory, Tachia Newall, Peter Singh and Ben Stott.

Hamlet runs at the Royal Exchange Theatre until 18 October.

Source: whatsonstage.com

Happy Birthday Maxine Peake & Gallery Update!

Happy Birthday Maxine Peake & Gallery Update!

Good morning everyone! As you all know it’s Maxine’s birthday today and we’d love to wish her a very happy one and that all her wishes may come true 🙂 To celebrate this day I have a little treat for y’all as I’ve updated the photo gallery with HQ photos of her ‘The Masque of Anarchy’ rehearsal. Thanks very much Helen for making this possible!
It’s also Maxine’s last performance at the MIF tonight so good luck Maxine!!! 😀