Shakespeare | Hamlet Act 1 Audiobook (Dramatic Reading)



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Hamlet by William Shakespeare – Act 1 (of 5)

Act 1: http://youtu.be/p44qJ3RjpFM
Act 2: http://youtu.be/laBRXJSxxxg
Act 3: http://youtu.be/c5aa9bwEyUU
Act 4: http://youtu.be/elAret-tlFc
Act 5: http://youtu.be/3ilZn_1MPrE

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. Claudius had murdered his own brother, Hamlet’s father King Hamlet and then taken the throne, marrying his deceased brother’s widow, Hamlet’s mother Gertrude.

Summary:

Act 1, Scene 1: The Ghost of Hamlet’s father appears to Horatio and two sentinels. They wonder what it portends and decide that Hamlet should be told.

Act 1, Scene 2: The new king and his court . . . Hamlet’s first soliloquy (“O that this too too solid flesh would melt”) . . . Hamlet learns of the ghost.

Act 1, Scene 3: Laertes and Polonius warn Ophelia to stay away from Hamlet.

Act 1, Scene 4: The Ghost appears to Hamlet.

Act 1, Scene 5: The Ghost’s message.

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28 Responses

  1. Sag king says:

    I heard sirens in scene 2 lol

  2. Jimmy Johnston says:

    Wonderful.

  3. Kathleen Helter says:

    Hamlet being emo: 13:33 to 14:22

  4. Diamond Mist says:

    This saved my life. I never have time to read this and when I have to read it for school. I can put this on in the background and finish my other homework

  5. Grant Gryczan says:

    This is quite useful, but the high-pitch noises due to low audio quality is rather irritating.

  6. Skylar McLeod says:

    THE GHOSTS VOICE LMAOO

  7. Colin Merritt says:

    Fear his unmastered importunity! Fear it!

  8. Stormy Allure says:

    Bernardo needs an accent

  9. Sopi Lemauga says:

    Who else is reading this but is under age?

  10. ModestAplee 143 says:

    juan-snoop

  11. ModestAplee 143 says:

    Angel -dre

  12. ModestAplee 143 says:

    i dont understand nothing I am mexicano :v

  13. ModestAplee 143 says:

    buuu odio este libro

  14. Michael Fennessy says:

    9:24

  15. Raisin Robsi says:

    Ghost: [beneath]: SWRRRwRwrwr

  16. ummm no says:

    Hamlet sounds like the main guy from the good doctor

  17. thomas ballislife says:

    4:12

  18. Avidcomp says:

    That's great… I wonder if we could try it again. But better. The title does say dramatic reading.

  19. - Its AH Shot says:

    The ghost sounds like kylo ren. Imao

  20. Shelby McKenzie says:

    LAERTES SOUNDS LIKE KERMIT THE FROG THO

  21. bob lee says:

    it reminds me of an old time radio show.

  22. Mj'sLotusFlower says:

    Boi wat

  23. David Garcia says:

    These readers are terrible

  24. cloutBoi Fanta says:

    This book some bullshit

  25. Kathy P says:

    his voice is ugly bye

  26. taryn w says:

    Tip: speed up to 1.5 speed. Makes it much easier to follow along. other than that, thanks!

  27. Alex Da savage says:

    I need help with my homework is about him can someone help me please answer if you can pleaseeeee

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