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The ‘Cumberbatch’ Hamlet (1):‘The Very Age and Body of the Time His Form and Pressure’

Sokolova, B. and Cinpoes, Nicoleta (2017) The ‘Cumberbatch’ Hamlet (1):‘The Very Age and Body of the Time His Form and Pressure’. Cahiers Élisabéthains, 93 (1). pp. 124-132. ISSN 0184-7678, Online: 2054-4715

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Abstract

This essay reads Lyndsey Turner’s 2015 Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre in London against the production’s priorities, namely, being star, new audience and box-office driven. It explores the negotiation of the script, space and politics at the heart of this production. Giving its due when discussing the cinematic employment of cuts, editing, lighting and freeze frames, it acknowledges that some of the special effects were lost to the theatre spectator, per force cast in a secondary role in a production that prioritised live-streaming across the world.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Cumnberbatch, Turner, cinematic, politics, action design, Opheli, Gertrude, Hamlet
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
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Copyright Info: Open Access article
Depositing User: Nicoleta Cinpoes
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2017 09:02
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 12:39
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/5413

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