Hamlet

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0120140324

by William Shakespeare

Part One

As part of Character Invasion, a new production of the play in 5 episodes broadcast each afternoon this week.

The Castle of Elsinore in Denmark. The court is uneasy. The king of Denmark has recently died and the throne has been claimed by the king's brother, Claudius. Prince Hamlet, still in mourning for his father, distrusts Claudius and believes that what has happened at the court 'cannot come to good'

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

The director is Marc Beeby.

0220140325

by William Shakespeare

Part Two

A part of Character Invasion. The ghost of Hamlet's father has told Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius. Hamlet wants revenge but is what the ghost has told him true?

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

The director is Marc Beeby.

0320140326

by William Shakespeare

Part Three

A part of Character Invasion. In an attempt to discover whether Claudius murdered his father, Hamlet has arranged for a play featuring a similar murder to be performed before the court.

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

The director is Marc Beeby.

0420140327

by William Shakespeare

Part Four

A part of Character Invasion. Following Hamlet's accidental murder of Polonius, Laertes returns to Elsinore bent on revenge.

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

The director is Marc Beeby.

05 LAST20140328

by William Shakespeare

Part Five

A part of Character Invasion. Hamlet has returned unexpectedly to Elsinore where Claudius and Laertes have laid plans to murder him at a fencing match.

Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula

The director is Marc Beeby.