Hamnet, as the play’s programme informs us, is just one letter away from greatness. It’s a predicament that haunts the play’s central character, Hamnet Shakespeare, who is based on the real-life son of William Shakespeare. 783 more words
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a classic contemporary play by Tom Stoppard, which follows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters, courtiers in Hamlet, as they are called to the palace to find out what’s wrong with the Prince, and then sent to deliver a message to the king of England. 1,346 more words
To be perfectly honest, when I saw that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead was on at the Old Vic and I had the opportunity to get tickets, I was motivated to accept the tickets due to a combination of my inner Shakespeare fangirl and my love for Daniel Radcliffe without any knowledge of the play itself. 376 more words
There must have been a moment, at the beginning, where we could have said – no. But somehow we missed it.
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