The Readiness is All – The Filming of Hamlet


A revealing location documentary which follows actor/director Kenneth Branagh, a distinguished cast and crew as they film the first complete text cinema version of Shakespeare's tragedy. The movie stars Branagh in the leading role with Kate Winslet, Julie Christie and Derek Jacobi.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 39'19''
  • Broadcast date: 1997

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

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