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Title Hamlet
Document Type Part Book
Reference Sa 101
Primary Association Pritt Harley, John
Associated Names Kemble, Charles
Theatre Theatre Royal Hull
Place of Production Gravesend; Hull; Brighton
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 20 Nov 1812 - 29 Nov 1813
Description Part for the role of the first grave digger in Hamlet [manuscript], 1812. Played by J.P Harley in a Charles Kemble production. Also includes a playbill for this production as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Hull, 29th November 1813, with Charles Kemble as Hamlet.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles J.P. Harley - Gravedigger (1st); Charles Kemble - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords character, actor, cues, cast, property
Shattuck Code HAM 13
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.