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Derek Jacobi: Playing Hamlet

Alternative title
Episode 91
Synopsis
Sir Derek Jacobi reflects on his first of 400 performances of Hamlet beginning at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1957. He shares his personal discovery of the meaning of Hamlet’s words and his motivations.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
20 Feb 2018
Duration
33:29

Credits

Producer
Esther French; Richard Paul
Editor
Esther Ferington; Gail Kern Paster
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev; Michael Witmore
Cast
Derek Jacobi 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
Hamlet (character); Jacobi, Derek

Notes

Notes
Episode 91 of Shakespeare Unlimited

Online Availability

Online URL
https://soundcloud.com/folgershakespearelibrary/how-shakespeare-changed-my-life
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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