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Hamlet

Synopsis
Video recording of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2011 touring production of Hamlet directed by Dominic Dromgoole with Joshua McGuire in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2011
Duration
150 (inc. interval).

Credits

Director
Dominic Dromgoole
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Laura Forrest-Hay
Production Design
Jonathan Fensom
Cast
Joshua McGuireHamlet
Simon ArmstrongClaudius
Amanda HadingueGertrude
John BettPolonius
Jade AnoukaOphelia
Alex WarrenLaertes
Alex WarrenGuildenstern
Ian MidlaneHoratio
Simon ArmstrongGhost
Tom LawrenceFortinbras
Tom LawrenceOsric
Tom LawrenceRosencrantz

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
The production ran 23 April - 9 July 2011 in ‘The Word is God’ season.
Reviews
Podcasts and diaries entries from the cast as they take the play throughout Britain and Europe available at http://www.globe-education.org/discovery-space/plays/hamlet-2011 (accessed 4/2011).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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