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Title Hamlet
Document Type Preparation Copy
Reference Ham 16
Primary Association Garrick, David
Case Study Ham16
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 10 Feb 1773
Description Preparation copy. Notes and alterations in Garrick's hand.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Wilkes - Hamlet; Mr Bickerstaff - Claudius; Mr Cross - Polonius; Mr Mills - Horation; Mr Ryan - Laertes; Mr Bowen - Osric; Mr Shepard - Marcellus; Mr Booth - Ghost; Mrs Porter - Gertrude; Mrs Santlow - Ophelia
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords script, cast, director, actor, cuts
Edition J. & P. Knapton edition, 1747
Shattuck Code HAM 5
Play Hamlet
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.