Hamlet [DVD videorecording] / Also known as: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark [DVD videorecording] by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett. - New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001] - 1 videodisc (222 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. - The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy . - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tragedy. Plays (Time-Life Video) .

Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980. DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.

Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; incidental music composed and conducted by Dudley Simpson ; videotape editor, David Hillier. Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; incidental music composed and conducted by Dudley Simpson ; videotape editor, David Hillier.

Derek Jacobi (Hamlet), Claire Bloom (Gertrude), Patrick Stewart (Claudius), Eric Porter (Polonius), Lalla Ward (Ophelia), David Robb (Laertes), Patrick Allen (Ghost of Hamlet's Father), Robert Swann (Horatio), Jonathan Hyde (Rosencrantz), Geoffrey Bateman (Guildenstern), Emrys James (First Player (King)), Jason Kemp (Second Player (Queen)), Geoffrey Beevers (Third Player (Lucianus)), Bill Homewood (Player in the mime, King), Peter Richards (Player in the mime, Queen), Terence McGinity (Player in the mime, Murderer), Peter Burroughs (Player), Stuart Fell (Player), Ian Charleson (Fortinbras), Tim Wylton (First Gravedigger), Peter Benson (Second Gravedigger), Paul Humpoletz (Marcellus), Niall Padden (Bernardo), Christopher Baines (Francisco), John Humphry (Voltemand), John Sterland (Cornelius), Peter Gale (Osric), Raymond Mason (Reynaldo), Dan Meaden (Norwegian Captain), Iain Blair (Sailor), Reginald Jessup (Messenger), Michael Poole (Priest), David Henry (English Ambassador).

Taped Jan. 31-Feb. 8, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.


DVD.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 --Film and video adaptations.


Hamlet (Legendary character)--Drama.
Revenge--Drama.
English drama (Tragedy)--Film and video adaptations.
Television adaptations.


Television plays.
Television plays.
Television adaptations.
Tragedies.

PR2754 / .B86 2000 PR2807 / .A23 2000

822.33 / HAM 822.33

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