Distressed by his father?s death and his mother?s hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is haunted by a ghostly courier bearing a grim message of murder and revenge. The young prince is driven to the edge of madness as he struggles to understand the situation he finds himself in and to do his duty. Many others, including Hamlet?s beloved, the innocent Ophelia, are swept up in his tragedy. Shakespeare?s most famous play remains one of the greatest stories in Western literature. Performed by Simon Russell Beale, Imogen Stubbs, Jane Lapotaire, and the Arkangel cast. The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare marks the first time in audio publishing history that all of Shakespeare?s plays have been produced by a single creative team. Based word-for-word on The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, each play is presented uncut.
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