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Grand Theft Hamlet

Alternative title
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Performed Inside Grand Theft Auto Online
Synopsis
Recording of a live streamed production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet performed within the Grand Theft Auto Online video game.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Transmission details
4 Jul 2022 at 19:45
Duration
173 mins

Credits

Director
Mark Oosterveen; Sam Crane
Cinematographer
Pinny Grylls
Writer
Mark Oosterveen; Sam Crane
Cast
Sam CraneHamlet
Gareth TurkingtonClaudius
Lizzie WoffordGertrude
Mark OosterveenPolonius
Tilly SteeleOphelia
Dipo OlaLaertes
Dipo OlaBarnardo
Jeremiah O’ConnorGhost
Jeremiah O’ConnorPlayer (1)
Mara HarrisonGuildenstern
Mara HarrisonPlayer Queen
Sam ForsterFrancisco
Sam ForsterLucianus
Sam ForsterRosencrantz
Shahmir SammiOsric

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
video games

Notes

Notes
The play begins 27 minutes into the recording and the curtain call is at nine minutes into the second hour.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/5Lut5leeOr0
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Rustic Mascara

Distributor

Name

YouTube

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

Record Stats

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