Thursday, July 31, 2008

Great Hamlets

In today's Guardian, Michael Billington lists the ten best performances as Hamlet in his 50 years of theatre- and cinema-going. In chronological order, his choices are Michael Redgrave (1958), Innokenty Smoktunovsky (film 1964), David Warner (1965), Derek Jacobi (1979), Michael Pennington (1980), Jonathan Pryce (1980), Stephen Dillane (1994), Kenneth Branagh (film, 1996, pictured), Angela Winkler (2000) and Simon Russell Beale (2000). Full article here.

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