First Performed: December 1992

RSC. Barbican, London/Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford. 12th December 1992 – 2nd May 1993.

Prince Hamlet mourns both his father’s death and his mother’s subsequent marriage to Claudius. When the ghost of Hamlet’s father appears to him and tells him that Claudius has poisoned him, Hamlet swears revenge.

Hugh (credited as Richard Bonneville) played Laertes.


William Shakespeare


Kenneth Branagh, John Shrapnel, Jane Lapotaire, Joanne Pearce, David Bradley, Rob Edwards, Glifford Rose, Michael Gould, Angus Wright, Jonathan Newth, Richard Moore, Howard Crossley, Guy Henry, Ian Hughes


Adrian Noble

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