Hyperion to a Satyr: Hamlet Act II, Scene 2 – The Players

Hyperion to a Satyr - The Fire and Water Podcast Network's Hamlet Podcast - continues Siskoid's scene-by-scene deep dive into Shakespeare's masterwork, discussing the text, but also performance and staging through the lens of several films, television, comics and even a rock opera. In Act II, Scene 2, Part 5, Hamlet welcomes a theatre troupe to Elsinore.

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Theme: "Fanfare" from 1996 Hamlet, by Patrick Doyle, with clips from that film, starring Ray Fearon; the 2000 Hamlet, starring Ethan Hawke; and the 1990 Hamlet, starring Mel Gibson.

Bonus clips: Hamlet 1996 by Kenneth Branagh, starring Richard Bryars, Kenneth Branagh and Charlton Heston; Hamlet 1948 by Laurence Olivier, starring Felix Aylmer; Hamlet 1980 by Rodney Bennett, starring Derek Jacobi and Emrys James; Hamlet 1990 by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Mel Gibson; Hamlet 2007 by Alexander Fodor, starring Lydia Piechowiak and William Belchambers; and Hamlet 2009 by Gregory Doran, starring David Tennant, Oliver Ford Davies and John Woodvine.

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