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David Tennant, whose own RSC performance was a huge hit, meets other actors who have played the legendary role - from David Warner in the 1960s to the recent Jude Law. He also tries, assisted by Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw, to unravel the meaning of the play and the reason why it is considered by many people to be Shakespeare's greatest work.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x6
Airdate: Tuesday July 17th, 2012

Director: Nicola Stockley

Alternate Airdates:

US (PBS) Feb 08, 2013
AU (ABC) Mar 31, 2013

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Guest Stars
Ben Whishaw
As Himself
Recurring
Greg Doran
As Himself
Recurring
James Garnon
As Claudius/Ghost (Hamlet Perfromance - Globe)
Recurring
Justin Champion
As Himself
Recurring
David Tennant
As Himself / Presenter
David Warner
As Himself
Jack Farthing
As Hamlet (Hamlet Perfromance - Globe)
Jude Law
As Himself
Tom Lawrence (2)
As Horatio/Francisco (Hamlet Perfromance - Globe)
Valerie Gogan
As Gertrude (Hamlet Perfromance - Globe)
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerGreg Sanderson  |  David Horn
ProducerNicola Stockley
EditorJulian Hart
On-Line EditorLaurence Thripp
Dubbing MixerAlan Russell (1)
Series ProducerRichard Denton
SoundKuz Randhawa  |  Simon Quinn (2)
ComposerGlenn Keiles
CameraJohn Holdsworth  |  Tim Pollard  |  Mike Fox (2)
Executive ProducerFiona Stourton
ColouristAndrew Daniel
Artistic DirectorDominic Dromgoole
Executive In ChargeStephen Segaller
Director Of ProductionAndrew McKerlie
 
Warning: Shakespeare Uncovered season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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