Hamlet | BBC Radio 4 | Episode 1 | Monday, March 24 at 2:15 GMT
Episode 1 of 5
Duration: 45 minutesFirst broadcast: Monday 24 March 2014
by William Shakespeare
As part of Character Invasion, a new production of the play in 5 episodes broadcast each afternoon this week.
The Castle of Elsinore in Denmark. The court is uneasy. The king of Denmark has recently died and the throne has been claimed by the king’s brother, Claudius. Prince Hamlet, still in mourning for his father, distrusts Claudius and believes that what has happened at the court ‘cannot come to good’
Original music composed and realised by Roger Goula