The Resource Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett, (DVD)

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett, (DVD)

Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Title
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett
Title variation
Hamlet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; incidental music composed and conducted by Dudley Simpson ; videotape editor, David Hillier
Date time place
Taped Jan. 31-Feb. 8, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
Derek Jacobi (Hamlet), Claire Bloom (Gertrude), Patrick Stewart (Claudius), Eric Porter (Polonius), Lalla Ward (Ophelia), David Robb (Laertes), Patrick Allen (Ghost of Hamlet's Father), Robert Swann (Horatio), Jonathan Hyde (Rosencrantz), Geoffrey Bateman (Guildenstern), Emrys James (First Player (King)), Jason Kemp (Second Player (Queen)), Geoffrey Beevers (Third Player (Lucianus)), Bill Homewood (Player in the mime, King), Peter Richards (Player in the mime, Queen), Terence McGinity (Player in the mime, Murderer), Peter Burroughs (Player), Stuart Fell (Player), Ian Charleson (Fortinbras), Tim Wylton (First Gravedigger), Peter Benson (Second Gravedigger), Paul Humpoletz (Marcellus), Niall Padden (Bernardo), Christopher Baines (Francisco), John Humphry (Voltemand), John Sterland (Cornelius), Peter Gale (Osric), Raymond Mason (Reynaldo), Dan Meaden (Norwegian Captain), Iain Blair (Sailor), Reginald Jessup (Messenger), Michael Poole (Priest), David Henry (English Ambassador)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1928-1995
  • 1940-
  • 1927-
  • 1930-1989
  • 1564-1616
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Messina, Cedric
  • Bennett, Rodney
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Porter, Eric
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Allen, Patrick
  • James, Emrys
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
222
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Revenge
  • Television plays
Technique
live action
Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm45687469
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (222 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-4899
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm45687469
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (222 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-4899
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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