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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Synopsis
Full-length radio version of the play produced by John Gibson, starring Kenneth Griffith in the title role, Deryck Guyler as Claudius and Mary Wimbush as Gertrude. John Westbrook narrates.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Sep 1966 at 18:10 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
210 (total running time)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
John Gibson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Kenneth GriffithHamlet
Deryck GuylerClaudius
Mary WimbushGertrude
Max AdrianPolonius
Kika MarkhamOphelia
Alan HainesBarnardo
Charles HodgsonOsric
Charles LenoGravedigger (1)
Denys HawthorneHoratio
Elizabeth ProudPlayer Queen
Frederick TrevesRosencrantz
Garard GreenFrancisco
Humphrey MortonGhost
John BluthalPlayer King
John BluthalGravedigger (2)
John WestbrookNarrator
Michael DeaconGuildenstern
Michael KilgarriffFortinbras
Ronald HerdmanMarcellus
Trader FaulknerLaertes

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The play was transmitted in three parts with a 10-minute musical interval at 7 p. m. and 10.50 p. m. respectively:
Part 1: 6.10-7 p. m.
Part 2: 7.10-8.40 p. m.
Part 3: 9.40-10.50 p. m.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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