Saturday, February 08, 2014

O'Toole, Welles, and Milton on Hamlet

Huw Wheldon hosts a discussion by three master actors who know the play very well:



They discuss many of the big issues: what to make of the ghost, what to make of the madness, why Hamlet hesitated to kill Claudius, how best to pull the whole thing off.

Peter O'Toole and Orson Welles should need no introduction; Ernest Milton is somewhat earlier and was coming to the end of a distinguished career.

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