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Shakespeare - Playing the Dane

Alternative title
Playing the Dane
Synopsis
Actors who have played Hamlet discuss why they perceive the role as a benchmark in their careers. The programme includes stills and film extracts from performances by Olivier, Richard Burton and Mel Gibson.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Oct 1994 at 21:35 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
49 mins

Credits

Producer
Anthony Lee
Cast
Thomas HulceHamlet

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Hamlet (character)

Notes

History
Transmitted as part of BARD ON THE BOX season.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Shakespeare Institute Library

Email
silib@bham.ac.uk
Web
http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/shakespeare External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 293384
Fax
01879 292021
Address
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6HP

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