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The Great Hamlets, Program 1 (1995, Trevor Nunn)

TitleThe Great Hamlets, Program 1
Release LocationsUK
DirectorTrevor Nunn
MediumColor video
Length55 mins
Play ConnectionsHamlet (documentary)


In these programs, Trevor Nunn, artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, talks with some of the greatest actors of the 20th century about their interpretations of Hamlet.

Description by Tanya Gough. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastJean-Louis Barrault
CastRichard Burton
CastVittorio Gassman
CastJohn Gielgud
CastBen Kingsley
CastLaurence Olivier
CastMandy Patinkin
CastMaximillian Schell
CastInnocenti Smoktunovsky

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorTrevor Nunn

Company Overview

Playgroup Royal Shakespeare Company

Production information courtesy of: Tanya Gough