My dad directed this version of Hamlet, and if you watch closely I make a brief appearance passing a message to Claudius. While short on production values the film does cover the major plot points and central character themes, focusing in particular on Hamlet and Claudius. It could be considered as a way of introducing young adults to Shakespeare or as interesting visualisation to someone who has recently read the play. The cast is generally pretty good with Blake himself from Blake's 7 playing Claudius and Will Houston in particular produces a great performance as Hamlet, despite the fact that he is slightly Ginger. The fight scene's are also notable, indeed I believe they were lifted directly from an RSC production in which some of the cast had performed, so their pretty good but unfortunately no matrix style wire-foo
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