MAXINE PEAKE, HAMLET
Written By: William Shakespeare
Directed By: Margaret Williams, Sarah Frankcom
Starring: Maxine Peake, John Shrapnel
The film version of The Royal Exchange Theatre’s Hamlet, with acclaimed theatre and television actor Maxine Peake in the title role. The unique and ground-breaking stage production played to sell-out houses throughout its run Shakespeare’s most iconic play, Hamlet explodes with big ideas and is the ultimate play about loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness. The stage production of Hamlet was directed by Sarah Frankcom, Artistic Director of The Royal Exchange Theatre.
★★★★★ ‘A triumph of re-invention… intimate and intense… stunningly good.’ The Times