Toybox - Doctor Who Stamps

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the charter of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Mail is issuing a set of 6 stamps and a miniature sheet, one of which features David Tennant.

Working with the Company, Royal Mail have selected six iconic Royal Shakespeare Company productions of Shakespeare’s plays to illustrate the issue.

1st class - Hamlet - The stamp shows David Tennant as Hamlet in 2008.

66p - The Tempest - Antony Sher plays Prospero in the 2009 production.

68p - Henry VI - Chuk Iwuji plays Henry VI in the 2006 production.

76p - King Lear - Paul Schofield as Lear from 1962.

£1.00 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Sara Kestelman plays the fairy queen Titania from 1970.

£1.10 - Romeo and Juliet - Ian McKellen and Francesca Annis play the doomed lovers from 1976.

The stamps will be released on 12th April 2011.