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The king of Denmark has died, and the throne has been claimed by his brother Claudius. Stars Jamie Parker and Paul Hilton.

The Castle of Elsinore in Denmark. The court is uneasy. The king of Denmark has recently died and the throne has been claimed by the king's brother, Claudius. Prince Hamlet, still in mourning for his father, distrusts Claudius and believes that what has happened at the court 'cannot come to good'

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

Director: Marc Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 Apr 2019 03:00

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The cast of Hamlet

The cast of Hamlet

Credits

Role Contributor
Hamlet Jamie Parker
Horatio David Seddon
Claudius Paul Hilton
Gertrude Anastasia Hille
Polonius James Laurenson
Laertes Tom Mison
Ophelia Lizzy Watts
The Ghost Robert Blythe
Marcellus Ben Crowe
Barnardo Michael Shelford
Actor Will Howard
Actor Nicholas Murchie
Director Marc Beeby
Writer William Shakespeare

Broadcasts

  • Mon 24 Mar 2014 14:15
  • Mon 9 May 2016 11:15
  • Mon 9 May 2016 21:15
  • Mon 9 Oct 2017 14:15
  • Mon 1 Apr 2019 10:00
  • Mon 1 Apr 2019 15:00
  • Tue 2 Apr 2019 03:00