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Al-Hamlet Summit, The

Synopsis
A new production of Kuwaiti-British writer Sulayman Al-Bassam’s reimagining of Hamlet, transplanted from Denmark to a modern Arab state in trouble.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Oct 2023 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
89 mins

Credits

Director
Abigail le Fleming
Producer
Gaelan Davis-Connolly
Writer
Sulayman al-Bassam
Cast
Tommy Sim’aanHamlet
Kevork MalikyanClaudius
Sirine SabaGertrude
Paul ChahidiPolonius
Sulin HassoOphelia
Ewan BaileyArms dealer
Samuel JamesFortinbras
Zed JosefLaertes

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Adaptation
Related items
Al-Hamlet Summit

Production Company

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2345
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
330 Holborn Gate
1st Floor, Suite 120
London
WC1V 7QH
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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