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RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0209  Thursday, 27 May 2010

[1]  From:      Michael E. Cohen < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
     Date:      May 26, 2010 10:43:53 AM EDT
     Subj:      Re: SHK 21.0203  RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes

[2]  From:      Richard Sherrington < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
     Date:      May 26, 2010 11:05:34 AM EDT
     Subj:      Re: SHK 21.0203 RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes

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From:         Michael E. Cohen < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         May 26, 2010 10:43:53 AM EDT
Subject: 21.0203  RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0203  RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes

Herb Weil < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > wrote in response to a posting by Steve Roth,

>>I'm probably not the first to write (don't bother posting if
>>so), but the whole production is available online, streaming,
>>at:
>>
>>http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/episodes/hamlet/watch-the-film/980/
>
>But NOT in Canada. Restricted rights -- though PBS is happy when we respond
>to their requests for donations.

Dr. Weil: The fault may have nothing to do with PBS but with the RSC, who might not have granted rights to PBS to stream the video in Canada.

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From:         Richard Sherrington < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         May 26, 2010 11:05:34 AM EDT
Subject: 21.0203 RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0203 RSC Hamlet with Tennant and Stewart on iTunes

But it is available from Zip in Canada, the Canadian equivalent of Netflix, along with a number of other Shakespeare titles including a zany commedia dell'arte version of Taming of the Shrew from the Broadway Theater Archive.

Richard

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