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13 July 1885

Hamlet

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed Hamlet

Programme

Date 13 July 1885
Play(s) Hamlet
Production Date(s) [13th] July 1885
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D72 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Bram Stoker as acting manager.
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Royal Lyceum Theatre Sole Lessee and Manager, Mr HENRY IRVING. HAMLET.

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THIS EVENING, AT 8, WILL BE PRESENTED SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDY OF HAMLET. Hamlet: Mr. IRVING. Claudius: Mr. FERNANDEZ. Polonius: Mr. H.HOWE. Laertes: Mr W.TERRIS. Horiatio: Mr TYARS.. Osric: Mr. N.FORBES. Rosencrantz: Mr LYNDAL. Guildenstern: Mr. HAVILAND. Marcellus: Mr. HARBURY. Bernado: Mr. CLIFFORD. Franciso: Mr. HARWORD. 1st Player: Mr. LOUTHER. 2nd Player: Mr. ARCHER. Priest: Mr. J. CARTER. 1st Gravedigger: Mr. S. JOHNSON. 2nd Gravedigger: Mr. A. ANDREWS. Messenger: Mr. DWYER. Ghost of Hamlet's Father: Mr. MEAD. Gertrude: Miss PAUNCEFORT. Player Queen: Miss HARWOOD. AND Ophelia: Miss ELLEN TERRY. Synopsis of Scenery. --- ACT I. SCENE 1. ELSINORE-A PLATFORM BEFORE THE CASTLE. SCENE 2. A ROOM OF STATE IN THE CASTLE. SCENE 3. A ROOM IN POLONIUS'S HOUSE SCENE 4. THE PLATFORM SCENE 5. A MORE REMOTE PART. ACT II. SCENE 1. A ROOM IN POLONIUS'S HOUSE SCENE 2. A ROOM OF STATE IN THE CASTLE. ACT III. SCENE 1. THE SAME. SCENE 2. A ROOM IN THE CASTLE. SCENE 3. ANOTHER ROOM IN THE SAME. ACT IV. SCENE 1. A ROOM IN THE CASTLE. ACT V SCENE 1. A CHURCH YARD. SCENE 2. OUTSIDE THE CASTLE. SCENE 3. A HALL IN THE CASTLE. --- The Intervals after each Act will be - 1st Act, Five Minutes; 2nd Act, Three Minutes; 3rd Act, no Interval; 4th Act, Eight Minutes. --- The Overture, Entr'acte and Incidental Music, composed by Mr Hamilton Clarke. --- Stage Manager: Mr H.J.LOVEDAY. Musical Directory: Mr MEREDITH BALL. Acting Manager: Mr. BRAM STOKER.

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Dates of Performances to the Close of the Season. Saturday 14: THE BELLS. Monday 16: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. Tuesday 17: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Wednesday 18: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Thursday 19: EUGENE ARAM & THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM Friday 20: EUGENE ARAM & THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM Saturday 21: EUGENE ARAM & THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM Monday 23: LOUIS XI. Tuesday 24: LOUIS XI. Wednesday 25: LOUIS XI. Thursday 26: CHARLES I. Friday 27: CHARLES I. --- MR. IRVING'S ANNUAL BENEFIT JULY 28, AND LAST NIGHT OF THE SEASON. --- MORNING PERFORMANCES. --- JULY Saturday 14: HAMLET. Saturday 21: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. --- W.S.Johnson - "Nassau Steam Press," 60, St. Martin's Lane, London, W.C.

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