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Title Hamlet [(DVD) videorecording] / an Illuminations/Royal Shakespeare Company production for BBC in association with Thirteen for and NHK ; producers, John Wyver, Sebastian Grant ; director, Gregory Doran.

Publication Info. [England] : BBC, [2010]
[New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas.
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  822.33S HAM    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast David Tennant, Patrick Stewart.
Credits Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Tony Cranstoun ; composer, Paul Englishby.
Event Originally broadcast on television in 2009.
Summary This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play.
Note Special features: Audio commentary with Gregory Doran, Sebastian Grant and Chris Seager; the making of Hamlet.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Awards Winner, Olivier Award (Patrick Stewart).
Subject Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Ghosts -- Denmark -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Children of murder victims -- Denmark -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mothers and sons -- Denmark -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Melancholy -- Denmark -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Television melodramas.
Filmed performances.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.
Television adaptations.
Added Author Wyver, John.
Grant, Sebastian.
Doran, Gregory.
Tennant, David, 1971-
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Englishby, Paul.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Illuminations (Firm)
Royal Shakespeare Company.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780660897
Standard No. 883929114177
Music No. 1000122822 British Broadcasting Corporation
3000029128 Warner Home Video
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