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Hamlet

Author: John WyverSebastian GrantGregory DoranDavid TennantPatrick StewartAll authors
Publisher: [England] : BBC Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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 programs
Adaptations
Drama
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Tragedies
Television melodramas
Historical television programs
Fiction
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); Hamlet, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Wyver; Sebastian Grant; Gregory Doran; David Tennant; Patrick Stewart; Penny Downie; Oliver Ford Davies; Mariah Gale; Edward Bennett; Peter De Jersey; Sam Alexander; Tom Davey; Tony Cranstoun; Chris Seager; Paul Englishby; William Shakespeare; Illuminations (Firm),; Royal Shakespeare Company,; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service,; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; 2 Entertain Video (Firm),; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai,; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0780660897 9780780660892
OCLC Number: 608331496
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Special features: audio commentary with Gregory Doran, Sebastian Grant and Chris Seager ; Hamlet, behind the scenes featurette ; Think theatre featurette.
Credits: Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.
Cast: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies, Mariah Gale, Edward Bennett, Peter De Jersey, Sam Alexander, Tom Davey.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television in 2009.
Description: 1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.; widescreen presentation (16:9 enhanced).
Other Titles: Hamlet (Television program : 2009)
Responsibility: 2 entertain : Illuminations, Royal Shakespeare Company 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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