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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 18
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Associated Names Parsloe, James; Nimmo, A. W.
Annotation Date Aug 1840
Publication Date 1800
Theatre Haymarket
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1 Jun 1840
Description Prompt book marked by James Parsloe (prompter at Drury Lane) for Charles Kean, August 1840. Includes corrections by A. W. Nimmo, the Edinburgh prompter, in 1842. Stage business, cues for effects and timings also noted.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords cast, character, sound effects, cues, business, lighting, music, blocking, property, timings
Visual Content Contains eight ink-wash drawings of scenes.
Edition Kemble edition, 1800
Shattuck Code HAM 20
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.