British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

English Majors

Synopsis
Among the excerpts from Garrison Keillor’s live variety radio show A Prairie Home Companion (1992-2008) are parodies of Hamlet - ‘The Six-Minute Hamlet’ and ‘The Family Shakespeare’. The latter projects Hamlet beyond the play to a marriage with Ophelia that produces children who hound their parents endlessly for money and new clothes, and Macbeth ('Celebrity Classics: The Ten-Minute Macbeth’), which uses voices imitating Mr. Rogers (Macbeth), Henry Kissinger (Duncan), Jack Nicholson (Ross), and Julia Child (Lady Macbeth).
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2008

Credits

Cast
Garrison Keillor 

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet; Macbeth
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Date of first radio broadcasts unknown.

Production Company

Name

HighBridge Company

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
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Name

HighBridge Audio

Email
highbridge@highbridgeaudio.com
Web
http://www.highbridgeaudio.com External site opens in new window
Phone
1-800-755-8532:
Address
201 6th Street, SE
Ste 220
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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