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'Utterly vulnerable and totally beautiful'
Director David Farr explains what's special about Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Pinning Hamlet down
Actor Jonathan Slinger, playing Hamlet in David Farr's new production, talks about the contradictions in the character, and what made Shakespeare so brilliant.
'Two people completelely in love with each other'
Actor Pippa Nixon talks about the challenges of playing Ophelia.
A villain with contemporary twists
Actor Greg Hicks talks about playing the villain Claudius and the ghost of Hamlet's father.
'If there's one redeeming feature, it is that she loves her son more than anything else'
Actor Charlotte Cornwell talks about finding Gertrude.
'Passion gets the better of him'
Actor Alex Waldmann talks about playing Horatio, and his character's relationship with Hamlet.
by William Shakespeare
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
14 March - 28 September 2013
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
18 - 26 October 2012
0844 800 1110
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