Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Hamlet (1980, David Wilson)

Release LocationsGB
DirectorDavid Wilson
MediumColor video
Length25 mins
Play ConnectionsHamlet (documentary)
SeriesShakespeare in Perspective


The "Shakespeare in Perspective" series was made to accompany the BBC/Time Life Inc. "The Shakespeare Plays" series. For an overview and description of the series, see number 44, above

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CommentatorClive James

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorDavid Wilson
ProducerVictor Poole
EditorPeter Bird
EditorMichel Boyd
SoundRodney Bond
SoundJohn Hore
CameraJohn Wyatt
Production AssistantBarbara Bright
GraphicsLiz Friedman

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell