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Introducing Hamlet

Synopsis
Geoff Hemstedt, lecturer at the University of Sussex, discusses with two English teachers the difficulties of teaching Hamlet to ‘A’ level students. The discussion centres on the length, the language, and the play’s historical and religious background.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Duration
20 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2007)

Credits

Contributor
Geoff Hemstedt

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

Kent Educational Television

Notes
formerly KETV, now Kent Superior Pictures

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