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Elsinore: Part 3

Synopsis
Claudius visits the mysterious Kingdom of Carpathia to negotiate the betrothal of the Princess of Carpathia to King Hamlet. The visit unearths disturbing family secrets that involve Claudius and his brother.

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
3 Jan 2018 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Director
Marc Beeby; Sasha Yevtushenko
Writer
Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Cast
John HeffernanHamlet
John LightClaudius
Lyndsey MarshalGertrude
Clive HaywardPolonius
Abbie AndrewsBeatrix
Clare CorbettHelena
Ed GaughanDauphin
Neil McCaulDr. Swiss
Philip BrethertonSchroeder
Rupert Holliday EvansOlsson
Tayla Kovacevic-EbongYorick

Additional Details

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

Notes

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

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09l8zhm

Distributor

Name

BBC Radio 4

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

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