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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead


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Comedy, based on director Tom Stoppard's play, starring Gary Oldman
Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss

Prince Hamlet has lost his father and returned to Denmark, only to find that his uncle has upstaged him. Hamlet's boyhood friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are assigned to find out why Hamlet is behaving so strangely.

Tim Roth is the subject of Close Up on Wednesday at 9.30pm. (1990 PG)

See Films: pp 60-68 ****

Teach Yourself Tim Roth: p 58

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Director: Tom Stoppard
Rosencrantz: Gary Oldman
Guildenstern: Tim Roth
Player: Richard Dreyfuss
Ophelia: Joanna Roth
Prince Hamlet: Iain Glen
King Claudius: Donald Sumpter
Queen Gertrude: Joanna Miles
Polonius: Ian Richardson

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