British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Hamlet

Synopsis
Operatic retelling of HAMLET by composer Brett Dean and librettist Matthew Jocelyn, which had its world premiere at Glyndebourne Festival 2017. Music played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with the Glyndebourne Chorus. Stage production directed by Neil Armfield. DVD / Blu-ray extras include two featurettes: CREATING A WORLD PREMIERE; and A THEATRE OF SOUND. With optional subtitles in English, French, German and Korean.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United Kingdom
Medium
Video
Year of release
2018
Duration
164 mins

Credits

Director
Francois Roussillon
Music
Brett Dean; Matthew Jocelyn
Conductor
Victor Jurowski
Cast
Allan ClaytonHamlet
Rodney GilfreyClaudius
Sarah ConnollyGertrude
Kim BegleyPolonius
Barbara HanniganOphelia

Additional Details

Theatre company
Glyndebourne
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

NHK

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD
Name

Retail outlets

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 152 times.