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Every Clown Wants to Play Hamlet

Synopsis
Sitcom centred around Timothy Lumsden, a depressed 41-year-old who still lives at home with, and is dominated by, his mother. In this episode Timothy is the prompter for the local dramatic society production of Hamlet.
Series
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Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
17 May 1986 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey
Writer
Ian Davidson; Peter Vincent
Cast
Carl ForgioneBert
David McEwanGhost
Geoffrey FreshwaterFrancisco
Ronnie CorbettTimothy Lumsden
Stephen EarleBarnardo

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre

Notes

History
Series 5, episode 2.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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