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Hamlet

Synopsis
Sound recording of Hamlet performed by members of the Old Vic Theatre Company with John Gielgud in the title role.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1957

Credits

Director
John Gielgud; John Richmond
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
John GielgudHamlet
Paul RogersClaudius
Coral BrowneGertrude
Alan WebbPolonius
Yvonne MitchellOphelia
Aubrey MorrisOsric
Charles GrayFortinbras
Denis HolmesMarcellus
Denise BryerPlayer Queen
Derek FrancisBarnardo
Dudley JonesGravedigger (1)
Edward HarveyFrancisco
Jack GwillimHoratio
Job StewartGravedigger (2)
John GreenwoodPrologue
John RichmondVoltemand
John RyeNarrator
John WoodvineReynaldo
Leon QuartermaineGhost
Peter CokeLaertes
Richard WordsworthPlayer (1)
Ronald AllenCaptain

Additional Details

Theatre company
Old Vic Theatre Company
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
4 sound discs

Production Company

Name

RCA

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
Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/rha/rha.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123

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