Hyperion to a Satyr: Hamlet Act II, Scene 1 - Ophelia Affrighted

Hyperion to a Satyr - The Fire and Water Podcast Network's Hamlet Podcast - continues Siskoid's scene-by-scene deep dive into Shakespeare's masterwork, discussing the text, but also performance and staging through the lens of several films, television, comics and even a rock opera. In Act II, Scene 1, Part 2, Ophelia enters affrighted after a visit from a mad Hamlet!

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Theme: "Fanfare" from 1996 Hamlet, by Patrick Doyle, with clips from that film, starring Ray Fearon; the 2000 Hamlet, starring Ethan Hawke; and the 1990 Hamlet, starring Mel Gibson.

Bonus clips: Hamlet 1980 by Rodney Bennett, starring Eric Porter; Hamlet 1996 by Kenneth Branagh, starring Kate Winslet; Hamlet 1948 by Laurence Olivier, starring Jean Simmons; Hamlet 2000 by Michael Almereyda, starring Thich Nhat Hanh; Hamlet 2007 by Alexander Fodor, featuring Marillion's "The Invisible Man" and starring Lydia Piechowiak; Hamlet 2009 by Gregory Doran, starring Oliver Ford Davies; and Slings & Arrows, starring Damir Andrei, Rachel McAdams, Martha Burns and Alan Rosenthal.

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