Mark Rylance: ‘Theatre allows you to share something really vulnerable’
Tries to avenge his fathers death, contemplates wit right and wrong. Is the cause for a string of deaths throughout the tragedy.
1964 - Michael Caine as Horatio and Christopher Plummer as Hamlet in 'Hamlet '
Michael Stuhlbarg as Hamlet in Shakespeare in the Park.
"Hamlet" movie still, L to R: Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet. - 2 of my faves in my favorite version of my favorite Shakespeare play. Be still, my beating heart!
To Be Or Not To Be?
The Ultimate Hamlet Quiz
See Hamlet free online from PBS. Starring David Tennant (of Doctor Who fame) as the melancholy prince, Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, XMen) as the usurping uncle, and a co-production of the BBC and the Royal Shakespeare Company, it's electrifying.
Peter O’Toole 【 Hamlet 】 National Theatre 1963 directed by Laurence Olivier - photo by Angus McBean -
1989 - 'Hamlet' Daniel Day-Lewis with John Castle as the King. Very memorable, if only for collapsing on stage mid-scene at the National and refusing to go back. It was claimed he’d seen the ghost of his dead father. Hasn’t performed on stage since.