SummaryA documentary which follows the Renaissance Theatre Company's production of Hamlet from first read-throughs to opening night, chronicling Derek Jacobi's directorial debut and Kenneth Branagh's first professional appearance as the Danish prince.
Contentsdisc 1. Discovering Hamlet ; Special features (ca. 33 min.)
disc 2. Special features (ca. 162 min.).
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Hamlet -- (Legendary character)
Renaissance Theatre Company.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Shakespearean actors and actresses -- Interviews.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Silver Spring, MD :Athena :2010
Distributed by Acorn Media,
|Other Titles|| Hamlet.
Olshaker, Mark, 1951-
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Easton, Richard, 1933-2019
Clifford, Richard (Actor)
Thompson, Sophie, 1962-
Parfitt, David, 1958-
Yuill, Jimmy, 1959-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Narrator, Patrick Stewart.
Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Easton, Dearbhla Molloy, Edward Jewesbury, Richard Clifford, Sophie Thompson, Jay Villiers, David Parfitt, Jimmy Yuill.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally produced for PBS television in 1990.
Accompanying viewer's guide (9 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 15 cm.) comprises background essays by Mark Olshaker and others.
Special features: Exclusive interview with Derek Jacobi; cast biographies; Hamlet through the ages; Patrick Stewart biography; photo gallery; behind-the-scenes footage from the production; cast and crew interviews.
DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
2 videodiscs (approximately 215 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.