Hamlet at Elsinore


A BBC/ Danish Television co-production of Shakespeare's famous tragedy which was staged in the setting where the events of the play actually take place - Denmark's Kronborg Castle in Elsinore. It was the first time that a full-length play had been taped on location, it was filmed using outside broadcast cameras and was broadcast a few days before Shakespeare's 400th birthday.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 2'49'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1964

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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