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The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet [videorecording] / an Illuminations/Royal Shakespeare Company production for BBC in association with Thirteen for WNET.org and NHK ; producers, John Wyver, Sebastian Grant ; director, Gregory Doran.

Wyver, John. (Added Author). Grant, Sebastian. (Added Author). Doran, Gregory. (Added Author). Tennant, David, 1971- (Added Author). Stewart, Patrick, 1940- (Added Author). Englishby, Paul. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Hamlet. (Added Author). Illuminations (Firm) (Added Author). Royal Shakespeare Company. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai. (Added Author). BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett Public Library DVD HAM (Text) 30010170576501 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780660897
  • ISBN: 9780780660892
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [England] : BBC ; [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Special features: Audio commentary with Gregory Doran, Sebastian Grant and Chris Seager; the making of Hamlet.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.
Participant or Performer Note: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Originally broadcast on television in 2009.
Summary, etc.: This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Hamlet (Legendary character) > Drama.
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Genre: Television melodramas.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.
Television adaptations.

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