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Why should you read "Hamlet"? - Iseult Gillespie


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“Who’s there?” Whispered in the dark, this question begins a tale of conspiracy, deception and moral ambiguity. And in a play where everyone has something to hide, its answer is far from simple. Written by William Shakespeare, “Hamlet” depicts its titular character haunted by the past, but immobilized by the future. Iseult Gillespie digs into the humanity and tragedy of Hamlet.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Silvia Prietov
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Producer Silvia Prietov
  • Designer Silvia Prietov
  • Art Director Silvia Prietov
  • Senior Animator William Cifuentes
  • Storyboard Artist William Cifuentes
  • Compositor ALETA post-producción
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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