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Hamlet Question Parts 1 and 2

Synopsis
A thirteen-part television series, presented by Richard Ouzounian, on the history of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Episode 11 looks at the various productions of Hamlet through Stratford’s history. Eight actors have played Hamlet, seven of whom are still alive and are interviewed about their role. They are Christopher Plummer, Brent Carver, Stephen Ouimette, Kenneth Welsh, Richard Monette, Colm Feore and Paul Gross. Includes footage of Paul Gross in the role.
Series
Stratford Gold
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
20 Aug 2002 at 19:00 (Channel: Arts & Entertainment Channel)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Richard Ouzounian
Writer
Tracy Donaldson
Contributor
Brent Carver; Christopher Plummer; Colm Feore; Kenneth Welsh; Paul Gross; Richard Monette; Richard Ouzounian; Stephen Ouimette
Cast
Paul GrossHamlet

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The CBC archives permit scholars access to the collection on a case by case basis.
General
The Stratford Festival of Canada is a summer-long celebration of theatre held each year in Stratford, Ontario. Beginning November 2007, its name changed to The Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Production Company

Name

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Archive

Name

CBC Broadcasting Centre Archives

Address
205 Wellington Street West
Toronto
Ontario
Canada MSV 3G7

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