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A panel discussion with John Crace (co-author of Hamlet:The Incomplete Shakespeare), Sam Walters (director of a production of the ‘First Quarto’ Hamlet) and Kelly Hunter (producer of the international touring 2016 Hamlet, who’s there?, in which she played Gertrude: ‘An absolute triumph’ London Theatre News).
Chaired by Peter Smith. With readers Timothy Watson and Auriol Smith
John Crace is The Guardian’s parliamentary sketch writer and author of G2’s Digested Read column.His other books include I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Vertigo, Brideshead Abbreviated and Harry’s Game.
Sam Walters MBE, trained at LAMDA, founded the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, London from which he retired as Artistic Director in 2014, and has directed in the West End.
Kelly Hunter is an actor, Artistic Director of Flute Theatre and creator of Hunter Heartbeat Method. Her books include Cracking Shakespeare.
Peter J Smith is reader in Renaissance literature at Nottingham Trent University, a trustee of the British Shakespeare Association, and author of Between Two Stools and Social Shakespeare.
Auriol Smith is an actor, theatre director, and founder member and former associate director of the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, London.
For Timothy Watson’s biography see Oscar Wilde event on Friday