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Hamlet

Synopsis
A recording of Hamlet by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands. Anthony White is Hamlet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Anthony WhiteHamlet
Patrick WymarkClaudius
Margaretta ScottGertrude
Miles MallesonPolonius
Jeanette SterkeOphelia
David CoombesBarnardo
David Rowe-BeddoeVoltemand
Gary WatsonFortinbras
George RylandsOsric
Giles SlaughterGuildenstern
Hugh WaltersReynaldo
Ian LangHoratio
John CurryMarcellus
John Tracy-PhillipsRosencrantz
Michael BurrellPriest
Peter OrrLaertes
Philip StrickCornelius
Roger HammondAmbassador
Ronald AllenCaptain
Tom BussmanFrancisco
Trevor NunnGentleman
William DevlinGhost

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

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

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