Bell Shakespeare’s Hamlet reviewed: the same great themes in some strange new haunts

Hansen, Claire (2015) Bell Shakespeare’s Hamlet reviewed: the same great themes in some strange new haunts. The Conversation, 9 November 2015.

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[Extract] Today, Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a play that haunts itself. Its saturation into cultural consciousness means that watching a performance is inevitably a process of past ghosts and past echoes framing the current performance. Like the Ghost of old Hamlet’s invocation to “Remember me”, we cannot help but remember Hamlet: it is iconic.

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