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Elsinore: Part 2

Synopsis
After his capture by the pirate Captain True, Claudius returns to Elsinore determined to find out why King Hamlet did not pay the ransom demand. A strange, Danish farmer comes to court to deliver horses as a give to the king.

Elsinore is set in an alternative Europe of the 1930s and re-imagines the Danish Court in the years leading up to the evens in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Series
Elsinore
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United Kingdom
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Jan 2018 at 14:15 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Director
Marc Beeby; Sasha Yevtushenko
Writer
Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Cast
John HeffernanHamlet
John LightClaudius
Clive HaywardPolonius
Abbie AndrewsBeatrix
Adam FitzgeraldUlrik Krabbe
Ben CrowUncle
Isabella InchbaldKatya
Philip BrethertonSchroeder
Rupert Holliday EvansOlsson
Tayla Kovacevic-EbongGuard
Tayla Kovacevic-EbongYorick

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
A four-part, prequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09l8z3s
Online format
Streamed

Distributor

Name

BBC Radio 4

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 External site opens in new window

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