The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmark

The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmark Among Shakespeare's plays Hamlet is considered by many his masterpiece Among actors the role of Hamlet Prince of Denmark is considered the jewel in the crown of a triumphant theatrical career Now Kenneth Branagh plays the leading role and co directs a brillant ensemble performance Three generations of legendary leading actors many of whom first assembled for the Oscar winning film Henry V gather here to perform the rarely heard complete version of the play This clear subtly nuanced stunning dramatization presented by The Renaissance Theatre Company in association with Bbc Broadcasting features such luminaries as Sir John Gielgud Derek Jacobi Emma Thompson and Christopher Ravenscroft It combines a full cast with stirring music and sound effects to bring this magnificent Shakespearen classic vividly to life Revealing new riches with each listening this production of Hamlet is an invaluable aid for students teachers and all true lovers of Shakespeare a recording to be treasured for decades to come

10 thoughts on “The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmark

  1. says:

    Hamlet abridgedGHOSTDAD Hamlet your uncle killed me and married your mom I want vengeance so best get to murdering plzthnx HAMLET EEK OPHELIA Hamlet are you okay?HAMLET Get away from me skankwhore OPHELIA WTF? goes from zero to crazy like thatGERTRUDE Kid you need therapyHAMLET And you need to be less of AN ADULTERO

  2. says:

    I don't have any earth shattering insights to share from this most recent of god knows how many readings but this time through I was struck by 1 what a damn fine piece of stagecraft this is from the suspenseful moody opening on the castle battlements to the solemn dead march carrying the prince offstage and 2 how Shakesp

  3. says:

    The Skinhead Hamlet Shakespeare's play translated into modern English By Richard Curtis Yes that Richard Curtis Note those offended by the F word LOOK AWAY NOW And Georgia if you've stumbled on this review by your funny old dad this is ANOTHER Paul Bryant Not me ACT ISCENE IThe Battlements of Elsinore CastleEnter HAMLET foll

  4. says:

    shakespeare when pitching this play probably this is my OC hamlet hes a prince hes bisexual hes moody brooding and is anywhere between the ages of 16 to 30 years old and no i am not taking constructive criticismwell let me tell you what im sold i love hamlet i love his angsty monologues i love his sassy remarks i love that he cant

  5. says:

    Updated review February 2017This is my third time reading Hamlet and like a fine wine you know the rest I read the same copy I've had lying around for years with one page of notes on the left and the play on the right This time I was able to read most of the play without notes which was pretty awesome Just had to glance over to figure

  6. says:

    Here's the thing about Hamlet if you see it and you hate it you saw a terrible Hamlet I don't care if it's given critical acclaim fuck off Kenneth Branagh Hamlet is supposed to be compelling and if you didn't find the character compelling that actor didn't do their job You need a Hamlet who knows the character not a Hamlet who wants to do g

  7. says:

    I bought a skull as my only prop for Halloween dress up and I hope someone will recognise that I will be Hamlet As spontaneous actions always need to be followed by bookish contemplation for full satisfaction I am preparing for the event by rereading the whole playSomewhere in the middle I started laughing at Hamlet's advice to Ophelia To the nu

  8. says:

    Is it possible that I had only read the first 4 scenes and Hamlet already became one of my favorite male characters ever? YES Why? He’s constantly wearing black and monologuing about how literally everything is hard and making everything dramatic then it is is so ME? And this is considered a tragedy which in some ways it is but I found it so funny

  9. says:

    Shakespeare is an adept poet and master of the language He layers on jokes puns and references everywhere He has a massive output of work and a number of different plots When we compare him to other authors it is difficult to find anyone who stacks up but then we're often comparing him to the wrong peopleShakespeare didn't write books or pamphlets or epic

  10. says:

    “Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go”I don’t know what to say about Hamlet I could go on about how it is a story of madness and revenge I could talk about the bonds of family loyalty the sacrifices of love the breaches of trust and their deleterious effects on the psyche But this is old news— Hamlet has been around for over four hundred year

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