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Hamlet

Synopsis
Full-length radio adaptation of the play produced by John Tydeman with Ronald Pickup as Hamlet. The radiophonic music is composed by Malcolm Clarke.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Radio
Recording date
6 Aug 1971
Transmission details
31 Oct 1971 at 18:50 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
195 mins

Credits

Director
John Tydeman
Producer
John Tydeman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Malcolm Clarke
Cast
Ronald PickupHamlet
Robert LangClaudius
Maxine AudleyGertrude
Angela PleasenceOphelia
Aubrey WoodsGravedigger
Aubrey WoodsPlayer (1)
David SpenserLaertes
David VallaPlayer Queen
David VallaVoltemand
David VallaSailor
Gil SutherlandGentleman
Gil SutherlandPrologue
Gil SutherlandReynaldo
John RyeOsric
Leslie HeritageGuildenstern
Martin JarvisHoratio
Michael KilgarriffMarcellus
Michael SpiceRosencrantz
Nigel GrahamCaptain
Nigel GrahamFrancisco
Nigel GrahamLord
Patrick TullBarnardo
Patrick TullAmbassador
Rolf LefebvrePriest
Rolf LefebvreGhost
Ronald HerdmanGravedigger (2)
Ronald HerdmanCornelius
Ronald HerdmanServant
Sean BarrettFortinbras

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
There was a 10-minute interval at 20:25.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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

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