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Prompt book for the Renaissance Theatre Company production of Hamlet; (Part 2: covering Act 3, Sc. 2 to Act 5, Sc. 2) touring March-October 1988. Also includes sound cues, curtain plots, rehearsal notes, and a breakdown of characters in each scene. This production was co-directed by Kenneth Branagh, David Parfitt and Sir Derek Jacobi and toured with the RTC productions of As You Like It and Much Ado About Nothing. Branagh starred as Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1992 and directed his film version in 1996.