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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Hamlet (1980, Rodney Bennett)

TitleHamlet
Year1980
Release LocationsUK
DirectorRodney Bennett
MediumColor video
Length3 hrs, 45 mins
LanguagesEnglish
Play ConnectionsHamlet (performance)
SettingDenmark
SeriesThe BBC Television Shakespeare [UK]

Cast Overview

GertrudeClaire Bloom
HamletDerek Jacobi
PoloniusEric Porter
LaertesDavid Robb
ClaudiusSir Patrick Stewart
HoratioRobert Swann
OpheliaLalla Ward

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRodney Bennett
ProducerCedric Messina
Production DesignerDon Homfray

Company Overview

Producer BBC Enterprises

Production information courtesy of: McPherson Library, University of Victoria [website]