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Hamlet Noir

Synopsis
Radio drama. A reworking of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set in contemporary Denmark in the style of a Scandi Noir. This version interweaves a police investigation led by detective Eva Holm into the suspicious deaths at the Danish court with the original text.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Oct 2023 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
119 mins

Credits

Director
Carl Prekopp
Producer
Charlotte Melén; Saskia Black
Adaptor for Radio
Charlotte Melén
Cast
Hjalte Ilsøe GustavussenHamlet
Morten BurianClaudius
Iben HjejleGertrude
Henrik BirchPolonius
Gina MarchwinskiOphelia
Anders HeinrichsenGuildenstern
Ari AlexanderLaertes
Charlotte MelénEva Holm
Cyron MelvilleMarcellus
Jakob FemerlingRosencrantz
Sven HenriksenFortinbras
Thomas MagnussenYorick
Tue LundingHoratio

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Denmark

Notes

Notes
Recorded on location in Denmark, with the opening scenes captured at Kronborg Castle in Elsinore.
General
Recorded with 3D, binaural audio technology.

Production Company

Name

Almost Tangible Ltd

Email
info@almost-tangible.com
Web
https://www.almost-tangible.com/ External site opens in new window

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

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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