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Hamlet

Synopsis
A performance of Hamlet in a traditional setting, with Will Houston as Hamlet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2000
Duration
220 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2/2011)

Credits

Director
Mike Mundell
Producer
Lara Lowe
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Paul Farrer
Cast
William HoustonHamlet
Gareth ThomasClaudius
Jilly BondGertrude
David Davies-PowellPolonius
Lucy CockramOphelia
Alistair WilsonOsric
Christopher TimothyGravedigger
Iain CuthbertsonGhost
Jason HarrisHoratio
John CorvinPlayer (1)
John StevensPlayer Queen
Paul CurranLaertes
Richard BrimblecombeRosencrantz
Richard HansellGuildenstern

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
This version was available on VHS but was deleted in 2003.
Uses
Age 12 and up.

Production Company

Name

Cromwell Productions Ltd

Name

Lamancha Productions Ltd

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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