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RSC "Hamlet" PBS Stations April 28th

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0161  Thursday, 8 April 2010

From:         Marilyn A. Bonomi< This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         April 7, 2010 10:00:28 AM EDT
Subject: 21.0153 RSC "Hamlet" PBS Stations April 28th
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0153 RSC "Hamlet" PBS Stations April 28th

>PBS has put up some information about the Royal Shakespeare
>Company's production of "Hamlet" that will air on "Great
>Performances" on Wednesday, April 28th. (As always, some PBS
>stations may run GP at other times, so check your local
>listings.) This is the 2008 production with David Tennant as
>Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius.  
>
>Here is the main page:
>http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/episodes/hamlet/preview-the-film/956/ 
>The entire film will be available on that page after the initial
>broadcast. 
>
>There's also a teacher's guide that will be available
>by April 7th on this page: 
>http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/episodes/hamlet/teachers-guide/963/

Even better, " Immediately following the broadcast, the film will be available online in its entirety here on the Great Performances Web site" according to PBS!

Given Hardy's commentary today in another list posting, I am very much looking forward to seeing this Hamlet.

Mari

[Editor's Note: I don't think that you will be disappointed. This video is interesting in and of itself with the actors directly addressing the camera during asides in a strategy I found effective. -Hardy M. Cook]

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