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Hamlet [DVD videorecording] / an Illuminations/Royal Shakespeare Company production for BBC in association with Thirteen for WNET.org and NHK ; producers, John Wyver, Sebastian Grant ; director, Gregory Doran.

Contributor(s): Wyver, John | Grant, Sebastian | Doran, Gregory | Tennant, David, 1971- | Stewart, Patrick, 1940- | Englishby, Paul | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet | Illuminations (Firm) | Royal Shakespeare Company | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) | Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai | BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc | Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [England] : [New York] : Burbank, CA : BBC ; Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780660897; 9780780660892.Subject(s): Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama | Ghosts -- Denmark -- Drama | Children of murder victims -- Denmark -- Drama | Mothers and sons -- Denmark -- Drama | Melancholy -- Denmark -- DramaGenre/Form: Television melodramas. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television programs. | Television adaptations.DDC classification: 791.45/72
Production Credits: Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.
Cast: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart.Summary: This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

David Tennant, Patrick Stewart.

Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.

Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

Originally broadcast on television in 2009.

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play.

Special features: Audio commentary with Gregory Doran, Sebastian Grant and Chris Seager; the making of Hamlet.

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