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Hamlet (1964)

aka Гамлет / Gamlet

2016 #96
Grigori Kozintsev | 142 mins | TV (HD) | 2.35:1 | Soviet Union / Russian | U

A black-and-white, two-and-a-half hour Shakespeare adaptation in subtitled Russian? 989 more words


Sir, a whole history.

I’ve been reading Charles Dickens’ Our Mutual Friend in which one of the characters asks another to read The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire… 74 more words


NT Live heads back to US cinemas

James Corden, Helen Mirren, Mark Strong, Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch (twice) are heading back into US cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s Live encore event. 156 more words


Shakespeare double bill at city's theatre

Marking four centuries since the great playwright died, Shakespeare at the  Tobacco Factory brings a double bill of his work to Derby.

Politics, madness, sex and murder play their part in Hamlet, the most famous play in world theatre – a tragedy that is both thriller and meditation on the human condition. 284 more words


Prince of Denmark

I hail from Shakespeare country, yet my total knowledge of the Bard’s work only really consists of Macbeth and Romeo & Juliet (and they were only because they were the choices at GCSE English). 546 more words

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Come, some music!

I’m in Gotham Café – which is as New York an establishment as any I can think of. I cannot tell you why but it has a flavor of old New York while adapting to the new one. 185 more words



I went to Stratford-upon-Avon on a short day trip when I was in Birmingham. I got to see Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and it was a truly unforgettable experience, especially since Stratford-upon-Avon was the birthplace of William Shakespeare. 98 more words