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David Tennant and Patrick Stewart star in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's critically lauded, award-winning modern-dress production of Shakespeare's great play.

David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, very funny.

Hamlet must decide whether to avenge his father's murder at the hands of his uncle Claudius (played by Patrick Stewart), who has married his brother's wife - Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. This visually sumptuous screen version was filmed on location with all of the original stage cast.

BBC Productions in association with Illuminations and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

3 hours, 5 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 Jan 2010 19:00


Role Contributor
Hamlet David Tennant
Claudius/The Ghost Patrick Stewart
Gertrude Penny Downie
Polonius Oliver Ford Davies
Ophelia Mariah Gale
Laertes Edward Bennett
Horatio Peter De Jersey
Rosencrantz/Second Gravedigger Sam Alexander
Guildenstern Tom Davey
Gravedigger Mark Hadfield
Player King John Woodvine
Osric/Player Queen Ryan Gage
Dumbshow King Samuel Dutton
Dumbshow Queen/Priest Jim Hooper
Reynaldo/Dumbshow Poisoner David Ajala
Marcellus Keith Osborn
Barnardo Ewen Cummins
Francisco/Fortinbras Robert Curtis
Voltemand Roderick Smith
Cornelia Andrea Harris
Lucianus Ricky Champ
Lady-in-waiting Riann Steele
Lady-in-waiting Zoe Thorne
Director Gregory Doran


  • Boxing Day 2009 17:05
  • Sun 27 Dec 2009 16:40
  • Sat 30 Jan 2010 19:00