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Hamlet (Gielgud)

William Shakespeare

This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud’s greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing.

This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud’s greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing.
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This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud’s greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Gielgud, Marian Spencer, Andrew Cruickshank, Celia Johnson, Full Cast

Length:

3h 26m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

10:16


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

14:59


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

06:59


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

04:58


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

12:59


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

06:07


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

29:05


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

10:48


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

16:46


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

06:36


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

11:59


Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1

02:17


Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 2

01:13


Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 3

03:32


Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 4

04:17


Part 4, Chapter 5
Part 4, Chapter 5

12:44


Part 4, Chapter 6
Part 4, Chapter 6

01:48


Part 4, Chapter 7
Part 4, Chapter 7

10:39


Part 5, Chapter 1
Part 5, Chapter 1

15:00


Part 5, Chapter 2
Part 5, Chapter 2

23:12