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Hamlet

Synopsis
Video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2012 touring production of Hamlet with Michael Benz in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2012
Duration
155 (inc. interval).

Credits

Director
Dominic Dromgoole; William Buckhurst
Cinematographer
Jonathan Fensom
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Bill Barclay
Cast
Michael BenzHamlet
Dickon TyrrellClaudius
Miranda FosterGertrude
Christopher SaulPolonius
Carylss PeerOphelia
Carylss PeerGravedigger
Christopher SaulGravedigger
Dickon TyrrellGhost
Matthew RomainLaertes
Matthew RomainGuildenstern
Miranda FosterPlayer Queen
Peter BrayFortinbras
Peter BrayOsric
Peter BrayRosencrantz
Tom LawrenceHoratio

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
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 four fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
Staged 28th August - 1st September at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and then touring.

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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