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Hamlet

Synopsis
The twenty-second in a weekly live stream project by Rob Myles to present all of Shakespeare’s plays in the order in which it is thought they were originally written. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, it brings together many actors currently unable to travel and perform due to the Coronavirus crisis. The performance is introduced by Dr. David Sterling Brown (Binghamton University), a Shakespeare and premodern critical race studies scholar.

Cast:
HAMLET - Kristin Atherton
CLAUDIUS - Emily Carding
POLONIUS - Michael Bertenshaw
HORATIO - Emilio Vieira
LAERTES - Gabriel Akamo
GERTRUDE - Seeta Indrani
OPHELIA - Tanvi Virmani
GHOST OF HAMLET’S FATHER - Miguel Perez
ROSENCRANTZ - Robbie Capaldi
MARCELLUS - Gabrielle Sheppard
GRAVEDIGGER - Stephen Leask
GUILDENSTERN - Maryam Grace
FORTINBRAS - Doireann May White
ENSEMBLE - Julia Giolzetti
ENSEMBLE - Will Block
ENSEMBLE - Ian Blackwell Rogers
ENSEMBLE - Pedro Santos
ENSEMBLE - Dominic Brewer
SWING - Mark Laverty
SWING - Victoria Rae Sook
Series
The Show Must Go Online
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Transmission details
12 Aug 2020
Duration
251 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Myles
Producer
Sarah Peachey

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
A project by actor and writer Robert Myles to present ‘weekly readings of the Complete Plays of Shakespeare by a global cast, in the order they were believed to have been written.' For more details, visit the peroject homepage at: https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/QIDkPcYdSG0
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Robert Myles

Web
https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/ External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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