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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.

by William Shakespeare

Part One

As part of Character Invasion, a new production of the play in 5 episodes broadcast each afternoon this week.

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

The director is Marc Beeby.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 9 Oct 2017 14:15

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The cast of Hamlet


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