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Interview with Patrick Stewart

Interview with Patrick Stewart

Great Performances interviewed the recently-knighted "Sir" Patrick Stewart on his role in the upcoming GP special Hamlet to air on PBS stations nationwide on April 28th at 8 p.m. Stewart talked about the process of creating a modern adaptation of the Scottish play, how the cast created their characters, and what he hopes viewers will take from watching David Tennant and Gregory Doran's Hamlet.
Clip Length 03:16 Premiere: 04/14/10

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