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The BBC Television Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark


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by William Shakespeare
with Derek Jacobi as Hamlet, Claire Bloom as Gertrude, Eric Porter as Polonius, Patrick Stewart as Claudius, Patrick Allen as the Ghost of Hamlet's father, Emrys James as the First Player (King), Lalla Ward as Ophelia, Robert Swann as Horatio, David Robb as Laertes

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Author: William Shakespeare
Music composed by: Dudley Simpson
Fight Arranger: B.H. Barry
Lighting: Sam Barclay
Make-up: Pam Meager
Costume: Barbara Kronig
Designer: Don Homfray
Script Editor: Alan Shallcross
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Rodney Bennett
Hamlet: Derek Jacobi
Gertrude: Claire Bloom
Polonius: Eric Porter
Claudius: Patrick Stewart
The Ghost of Hamlet's father: Patrick Allen
The First Player (King): Emrys James
Ophelia: Lalla Ward
Horatio: Robert Swann
Laertes: David Robb
Francisco: Christopher Baines
Bernardo: Niall Padden
Marcellus: Paul Humpoletz
Voltemand: John Humphry
Cornelius: John Sterland
Reynaldo: Raymond Mason
Rosencrantz: Jonathan Hyde
Guildenstern: Geoffrey Bateman
Second player (Queen): Jason Kemp
Third player (Lucianus): Geoffrey Beevers
Prologue and Mime king: Bill Homewood
Mime queen: Peter Richards
Mime murderer: Terence McGinity
Other players: Peter Burroughs
Other players: Stuart Fell
Fortinbras: Ian Charleson
Norwegian captain: Dan Meaden
Sailor: Iain Blair
Messenger: Reginald Jessup
First gravedigger: Tim Wylton
Second gravedigger: Peter Benson
Priest: Michael Poole
Osric: Peter Gale
English ambassador: David Henry

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The BBC Television Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

BBC Two England, 25 May 1980 19.15

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