• Classroom Resources
  1. 'Hamlet' - Polonius and family

    Duration: 01.51

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    Actor Oliver Ford Davies explores Polonius' relationship with Ophelia and Laertes.

  2. 'Hamlet' - reactions to Claudius as King

    Duration: 05.46

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    Gregory Doran and Patrick Stewart discuss the first court scene from 'Hamlet'.

  3. 'Hamlet' - roles and casting

    Duration: 05.13

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    Gregory Doran explains his casting decisions for the 2008 RSC production of 'Hamlet'.

  4. 'Hamlet' - set design

    Duration: 03.38

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    Rob Jones reflects on the set design concept for the 2008 RSC production of Hamlet.

  5. 'Hamlet' - the character of Gertrude

    Duration: 00.47

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    Gregory Doran and Penny Downie give an introduction to the character of Gertrude.

  6. 'Hamlet' - the character of Hamlet

    Duration: 00.56

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    Actor David Tennant and director Gregory Doran discuss the character of Hamlet.

  7. 'Hamlet' - the character of Horatio

    Duration: 00.37

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    Actor Peter De Jersey and director Gregory Doran give an introduction to Horatio.

  8. 'Hamlet' - the character of Laertes

    Duration: 00.36

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    Gregory Doran and Edward Bennett discuss the character of Laertes.

  9. 'Hamlet' - the character of Ophelia

    Duration: 00.40

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    Gregory Doran and Maria Gale give an introduction to the character of Ophelia.

  10. 'Hamlet' - the character of Polonius

    Duration: 00.44

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    Actor Oliver Ford Davies introduces us to the character of Polonius.