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Hamlet

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of Hamlet. Michael Sheen as Hamlet, Kenneth Cranham as Claudius, Juliet Stevenson as Gertrude and Ellie Beavan as Ophelia. Introduced by Richard Eyre.
Series
BBC Radio Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1999
Duration
205 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Jeremy Mortimer
Producer
Jenny Bardwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Conrad Nelson
Contributor
Richard Eyre
Cast
Michael SheenHamlet
Kenneth CranhamClaudius
Juliet StevensonGertrude
David BradleyPolonius
Ellie BeavanOphelia
Colin McFarlaneFortinbras
Conrad NelsonVoltemand
Dominic MafhamLaertes
James PurefoyHoratio
Nicholas TennantFrancisco
Nicholas WoodestonMarcellus
Richard JohnsonGhost
Richard LynchGuildenstern
Richard PearceOsric
Stephen HoganRosencrantz
Timothy SpallGravedigger
William KeyBarnardo

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Hamlet

Notes

History
Broadcast as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare for the New Millennium celebration and in the Sunday Play slot on 12/9/1999.
Documentation
Accompanying booklet.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor (Sale)

Name

BBC Radio Collection, c/o Choices UK, 19-24 Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6UP, tel 01733 236800, fax 01733 230618, www.choicesdirect.co.uk

Email
enquiries@choicesuk.com
Web
http://www.choicesuk.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01733 236800
Fax
01733 230618
Address
c/o Choices UK
19-24 Manasty Road
Orton Southgate
Peterborough
PE2 6UP

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