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The best theatre this summer 2020—Six and Ian McKellen’s Hamlet at Theatre Royal

Plus The Cherry Orchard and the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Hamlet/The Cherry Orchard, Theatre Royal, Windsor, dates to be confirmed, August to September

The first “live” theatre since March features Ian McKellen as both Hamlet (50 years after he first played him) and the decrepit retainer Firs in Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard. If theatres open for business in July or August, this season, directed by Sean Mathias, will be first off the starting blocks. Jenny Seagrove is…

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