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Shakespeare - Playing the Dane

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Foroverfourcenturies Hamlet has been seen as the benchmark role for actors. But is its appeal reallyjustified? Stars of Hollywood, classical theatre, television and the avant-garde recalling emotional highs and critical lows in this actor's view of the role, include
Sir Ian McKellen , Richard Briers , Jeremy Brett , Steven Berkoff , Frances de la Tour, Kevin Kline , ChristopherWalken,
Christopher Plummer , Stacy Keach and Tom Hulce. Plus extracts from new productions, specially shot performances and archive film of princes past.
Producer Anthony Lee
BARD ON THE BOX

Contributors

Unknown: Foroverfourcenturies Hamlet
Unknown: Sir Ian McKellen
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Jeremy Brett
Unknown: Steven Berkoff
Unknown: Kevin Kline
Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Stacy Keach
Unknown: Tom Hulce.
Producer: Anthony Lee

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Shakespeare - Playing the Dane

BBC Two England, 30 October 1994 21.35






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