Hyperion to a Satyr: Hamlet Act II, Scene 2 - Brevity

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 2, Part 2, Polonius tells the King and Queen what he thinks is ailing 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 1996 by Kenneth Branagh, starring Richard Briars and Kate Winslet; Hamlet 1948 by Laurence Olivier, starring Felix Aymler, Basil Sydney and Eileen Herlie; Hamlet 1980 by Rodney Bennett, starring Eric Porter and Claire Bloom; Hamlet 1990 by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Ian Holm; Hamlet 2000 by Michael Almereyda, starring Bill Murray; Hamlet 2007 by Alexander Fodor, starring Lydia Piechowiak; Hamlet 2009 by Gregory Doran, starring Oliver Ford Davies and Penny Downie; and "Doute" by Johnny Hallyday.

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