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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 24
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Donor Tisdall, Revd. Doctor C.; Irving, Henry
Annotation Date 1821
Publication Date 1820
Theatre Drury Lane; Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 8 Jun 1821
Description Marked by William Charles Macready probably in 1821, given to C. Tisdale in 1876 and then to Henry Irving in 1881.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords properties, cast
Language English; Ancient Greek
Edition Oxberry edition, 1820
Shattuck Code HAM 14
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 Promptbooks, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.