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Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Brett Dean's opera based on Shakespeare's best-known tragedy. Prince Hamlet is called upon to wreak revenge on his uncle Claudius by the ghost of Hamlet's father, the former king. Show more

Contributors

Claudius:
Rodney Gilfry
Polonius:
Kim Begley
Ghost of Old Hamlet/Gravedigger/Player 1:
John Tomlinson
Guildenstern:
Christopher Lowrey
Rosencrantz:
Rupert Enticknap
Marcellus/Player 4:
James Newby
Player 2:
John Findon
Musician:
James Crabb
Composer:
Brett Dean
Librettist:
Matthew Jocelyn
Director:
Neil Armfield
Set Designer:
Ralph Myers
Costume designer:
Alice Babidge
Lighting Director:
Jon Clark
Fight Director:
Nicholas Hall
Executive Producer:
George Bruell

Music Matters

Cole Porter, Music News Round-Up, Housman

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

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Petroc Trelawny presents a composer portrait of Cole Porter with Cliff Eisen and jazz pianist Ian Shaw, plus a round-up of the big news stories in music during the 2015-16 season. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Petroc Trelawny
Interviewed Guest:
Cliff Eisen
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Shaw
Interviewed Guest:
Marshall Marcus
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Maddocks
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Parker
Interviewed Guest:
James Newby
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Burnside