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Hamlet archiveWritten between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption. Running time approx. 3 hours 30 minutes
Performers Toby Stephens (Hamlet), Meg Fraser, Edward Clarke, Richard Cordery, Ian Drysdale, Jonathan Forbes, Trystan Gravelle, Greg Hicks, John Killoran, John Mackay, Forbes Masson, Neil Madden, Sion Tudor Owen, Gideon Turner, Clive Wood, Anita Booth, Sian Thomas, Jessica Tomchak.
Author Shakespeare. Producer Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Michael Boyd. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Vince Herbert. Music John Woolf. Sound Andrea Cox. Director Terry King (fight). Choreographer Liz Ranken. Other Lyn Darnley (voice work).


Hamlet (Play) production archive for QTIX code T795345866. Details of all Hamlet archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3502

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18 Nov 04
11 Dec 04
Noel Coward Theatre
West End
Greater London
1 Nov 04
6 Nov 04
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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Hamlet (RSC) review
25Nov04: The RSC's Hamlet at the Albery Theatre:
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