1. Special video tour - Travel video #6 | london.cityvideos.tv

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    The starting point is in front of the Royal Exchange building - the heart of the financial world, ready to explore London from a different angle. The downtown area is full of interesting and unusual…

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    • Maxine Peake - After Hamlet

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      The stage and screen actor talks about the heavy demands of playing Hamlet.

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      • Paapa Essiedu and Maxine Peake - Surprises

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        The two Hamlets, Paapa and Maxine, discuss what surprised them most about playing Hamlet.

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        • Paapa Essiedu - The Oedipal Context

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          The RSC's latest production of Hamlet with a majority black cast did not broach the Oedipal nature of the relationship between Hamlet and Gertrude; Paapa Essiedu explains why.

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          • Maxine Peake - Gertrude and Hamlet

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            Maxine discusses how the relationship between Getrude and Hamlet was changed by her female portrayal of the lead role.

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            • Paapa Essiedu - Language and Relationships

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              Paapa Essiedu discusses the different structures and styles of language that Hamlet employs with different characters, and the intimate soliloquies that he shares with the audience.

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              • Maxine Peake - Hamlet's grief

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                The star of Sarah Frankcom's Hamlet discusses how she and the director approached the starring role by examining Hamlet's grief, and working through the play as if it were a new, unperformed…

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                • Maxine Peake - Identity and Hamlet

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                  The actor discusses how her working class routes in the north of England were an important part of the Hamlet she played, and how the national press reacted to her depiction of the Prince of Denmark.

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                  • Paapa Essiedu - The Soliloquies

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                    Paapa discusses the challenges of acting the soliloquies, and how audiences react to them.

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                    • Paapa Essiedu - Creating a Black Hamlet

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                      Paapa discusses how his race is probably more significant to other than himself coming to the role of Hamlet, and also the original elements that the RSC have consciously added to their latest production…

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