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Hamlet

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Old Vic Company, with Derek Jacobi in the title role.
Series
Complete Works of Shakespeare Collection, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1979
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
Tony Robertson
Producer
Harley Usill
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Derek JacobiHamlet
Timothy WestClaudius
Barbara JeffordGertrude
John NettletonPolonius
Jane WymarkOphelia
David ShaughnessyFortinbras
Jeffrey DauntonFrancisco
Jeffrey DauntonReynaldo
Jeffrey DauntonVoltemand
John NettletonGravedigger (1)
John RoweHoratio
John Turner (2)Ghost
Michael HowarthRosencrantz
Michael ThomasSailor
Oz ClarkeBarnardo
Oz ClarkeOsric
Oz ClarkePlayer King
Philip YorkeGuildenstern
Robert EddisonLucianus
Robert EddisonPlayer (1)
Terence WiltonLaertes
Trevor MartinMarcellus
Trevor MartinAmbassador
Trevor MartinCaptain

Additional Details

Theatre company
Old Vic Theatre Company
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Series reviewed by Rex Gibson, TES Friday (22 May 1998) p 38
Documentation
Sleeve notes contain background to the play and the characters.

Production Company

Name

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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