Hamlet, plus a guest essay on community theatre by Daniel Keene


Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Directed by Oscar Redding, DDT Studio, 515
High Street, Northcote. La Tragedie d’Hamlet, directed by Peter Brook. DVD,
Agat Films 2001.

On the face of it, it may seem very unfair to compare these two versions of
Hamlet . One is a filmed production by one of the greatest theatre directors of the past century, created in Brook’s gorgeous Paris base, the Th