Hamlet (1970): Phoenix Theatre Company, Leicester

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Live Performance

PRINCIPAL CAST: Walter Brown (Claudius); Beth Harris (Gertrude); Cyd Hayman (Ophelia); Peter McEnery (Hamlet); Sylvester Morand (Laertes); Robert Morris (Laertes); John Robinson (Polonius).

This production ran from 1 October 1970 at the Phoenix Theatre, Leicester and played in rep with Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Exact dates are unknown.

Charles Hyatt's biography in the programme for The Black Macbeth states that he was the first black actor to be hired to play the Gravedigger in Hamlet in an otherwise all-white cast. No further information has been found about this production to date.

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