And so, Episode 2 has arrived, featuring Rowena Hutson as Hamlet!

“To be, or not to be.  That is the question …”

An intimate portrait of a human being on the edge as we meet a Hamlet played by Rowena Hutson (Sir John Gielgud Charitable Trust Bursary for Promising Young Actors recipient) who reflects back to us an all-too-human response to a modern, overwhelmed life and it’s consequences.

“… To die, to sleep. To sleep, perchance to dream …”

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sally McLean
1st AD: Billy Smedley
Director of Photography: Yanni Dellaportas
Lighting Director/Sound: Dan Evans
Sound Design: Tim McCormick
Editor: Sally McLean
Producers: Sally McLean, Perri Cummings & Billy Smedley
Behind The Scenes: Charlie Johnson

With many thanks to Samantha Barrett Brown

Filmed on location in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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Tune in next week same time, same channel, to see Billy Smedley and his take on Shakespeare … in a suit, with a silver tea service and a Red Room!

Shakespeare Republic … all the world’s a stage …

One thought on “EPISODE: Shakespeare Republic S1 Ep2 – Rowena Hutson as Hamlet

  1. This. Is. AWESOME! I wish they’d had this when we were in high school. Makes Shakespeare so much more interesting!

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