Hyperion to a Satyr: Act 3, Scene 1 - To be or not to be

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 III, Scene 1, Part 2, the most famous speech in the English (or any) language - To be or not to be.

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Theme: "Fanfare" from 1996 Hamlet, by Patrick Doyle, with clips from that film, starring Ray Fearon and Kenneth Branagh; and the 1948 Hamlet, starring Lawrence Olivier.

Bonus clips: Hamlet 1996 by Kenneth Branagh, starring Kenneth Branagh; Hamlet 1948 by Laurence Olivier, starring Laurence Olivier; Hamlet 1980 by Rodney Bennett, starring Derek Jacobi; Hamlet 1990 by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Mel Gibson; Hamlet 2000 by Michael Almereyda, starring Ethan Hawke; Hamlet 2007 by Alexander Fodor, starring William Belchambers; Hamlet 2009 by Gregory Doran, starring David Tennant; and "To be or not to be" by Johnny Hallyday.

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