Interpreting the Key Scenes
This is the first time that Hamlet and his mother Gertrude have been alone together. He wants to find out what she knows but his actions make Gertrude doubt his sanity.
David Tennant, Penny Downie, who plays Gertrude, and the director, discuss what they think this scene means.
After interpreting the text, director and cast decide how to play the scenes
Playing 'To be, or not to be'
Playing the Polonius Family
Playing Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Playing the Players
Playing the Prayer Scene
Playing the Closet Scene
Playing Ophelia's Mad Scene
Playing the Final Scene
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