Royal Shakespeare Company special: David Farr on Hamlet
in Design, Directors, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
8th April 2013
DIRECTOR’S TALK: DAVID FARR
The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of Hamlet in conversation with journalist Paul Allen. They discuss why Hamlet is still a student at the age of 30, why Gertrude remarries in the play and answer audience questions about the set for this production and how Farr chose what parts of Shakespeare’s text to cut. Recorded in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 25 March 2013.