The South Bank Show: Hamlet (1989)

UK, 2 April
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The South Bank Show (1979-2010)

A British non-fiction television episode of genre interest.


A look at the many ways that has been produced over the years, focussing particularly on three 1989 productions.


Director: Chris Hunt
Iambic Productions for London Weekend Television
Producers: Chris Hunt, Melvyn Bragg

Richard Eyre
Yuri Lyubimov
Ron Daniels
John Barton
Michael Pennington
Mark Rylance
Tyrone Guthrie (1960 archive interview)
Orson Welles (1963 archive interview)
Sarah Bernhardt [in archive footage]
John Barrymore [in archive footage]
Jonathan Pryce [in archive footage]
Derek Jacobi [in archive footage]