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Hamlet

Author: David TennantPatrick StewartPenny DownieMariah GaleEdward BennettAll authors
Publisher: [England] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010] [2010] [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Television melodramas
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Television adaptations
Film adaptations
Ghost plays
Tragedies (Drama)
Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Named Person: Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Tennant; Patrick Stewart; Penny Downie; Mariah Gale; Edward Bennett; Oliver Ford Davies; Gregory Doran; Paul Englishby; Chris Seager; Tony Cranston; Robert Jones; John Wyver; Sebastian Grant; William Shakespeare; Illuminations (Firm),; Royal Shakespeare Company,; British Broadcasting Corporation,; 2 Entertain (Firm),; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0780661168 9780780661165
OCLC Number: 608549242
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2009.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Special features: Audio commentary with Gregory Doran, Sebastian Grant and Chris Seager; the making of Hamlet.
Credits: Music, Paul Englishby ; sets & costume design, Robert Jones ; director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun.
Performer(s): David Tennant (Hamlet), Patrick Stewart (Claudius), Penny Downie (Gertrude), Mariah Gale (Ophelia), Edward Bennett (Laertes), Oliver Ford Davies (Polonius).
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray disc, widescreen presentation; Dolby PCM stereo., 1080i High Definition; (Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., standard definition); requires Blu-ray player.
Other Titles: Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet
Hamlet (Television program : 2009)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; 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.

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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.

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