Ruth Negga takes lead role in Hamlet at Dublin's Gate Theatre

Ruth Negga at the Golden Globes in 2017.

Ruth Negga will play the title role in a new production of Hamlet for Dublin's Gate Theatre.

The 36-year-old Oscar nominated actress previously appeared in a production of the Shakespearean tragedy at the National Theatre London.

It will run for six weeks from September 21 and will be part of the 2018 Dublin Theatre Festival.

- Digital Desk

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