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Richard Burton as Hamlet


For Shakespeare's 450th birthday, we're going back 50 years to see what was done for his 400th birthday celebrations. In 1964, renowned Shakespearian actor Richard Burton famously took on the role of Hamlet.

Helen Cook
Shakespeare: 450 Years Young Hamlet

Hardy Hamlet


The ongoing digitisation happening in the SBT studio, focusing on two interesting items in the SBT Library collection: Hardy's copy of 'Hamlet' and Rowe's compilation of Shakespeare's works.

Robyn Greenwood
Going Digital Hamlet