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Hamlet

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Buzz Goodbody’s staging of Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Ben Kingsley in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
9 Mar 1976

Credits

Director
Buzz Goodbody
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Chris Dyer
Cast
Ben KingsleyHamlet
George BakerClaudius
Mikel LambertGertrude
Andre van GyseghemPolonius
Yvonne NicholsonOphelia
Bob PeckGravedigger (1)
Bob PeckCaptain
Bob PeckPlayer (1)
Charles DanceFortinbras
Charles DanceReynaldo
Charles DancePlayer
Christopher SaulGuildenstern
Christopher SaulAmbassador
Christopher SaulBarnardo
Gareth ArmstrongRosencrantz
Gareth ArmstrongFrancisco
Gareth ArmstrongPriest
Griffith JonesGhost
Sidney LivingstoneHoratio
Stuart Wilson (2)Laertes
Stuart Wilson (2)Player
Terence WiltonOsric
Terence WiltonPlayer (2)
Terence WiltonMarcellus
Terence WiltonGravedigger (2)

Additional Details

Theatre
Roundhouse, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Buzz Goodbody (as of August 2013) is the only woman to have directed Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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