Performing Hamlet : actors in the modern age / Jonathan Croall.

"Hamlet is arguably the most famous play on the planet, and the greatest of all Shakespeare's works. Its rich story and complex leading role have provoked intense debate and myriad interpretations. To play such a uniquely multi-faceted character as Hamlet represents the supreme challenge f...

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Main Author: Croall, Jonathan (Author)
Format: Book
Published:London ; New York : Arden Shakespeare, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Stage history
  • The fifties : Michael Redgrave, Alec Guinness, Richard Burton, Paul Scofield, Michael Redgrave
  • The sixties : Jeremy Brett, Peter O'Toole, David Warner, Nicol Williamson
  • The seventies : Alan Howard, Ian McKellen, Albert Finney, Ben Kingsley, Derek Jacobi, Frances de la Tour
  • The eighties : Jonathan Pryce, Michael Pennington, Anton Lesser, Roger Rees, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Daniel Day-Lewis
  • The nineties : Kenneth Branagh, Alan Cumming, Stephen Dillane, Ralph Fiennes, Alex Jennings, Paul Rhys
  • The 2000s : Mark Rylance, Adrian Lester, Samuel West, Michael Maloney, Ben Whishaw, Jamie Ballard, David Tennant, Jude Law
  • The 2010s : Rory Kinnear, Michael Sheen, Jonathan Slinger, Maxine Peake, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paapa Essiedu, Andrew Scott, Simon Russell Beale
  • Hamlet observed : the National Theatre at work
  • Hamlets at Elsinore.