Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead. Image shows from L to R: Rosencrantz (Mathew Baynton), Guildenstern (Andrew Buchan).

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead

BBC Radio 4 comedy adaptation of Tom Stoppard's play. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Mathew Baynton, Andrew Buchan, Toby Jones, Sam Dale and others.

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead. Image shows from L to R: Rosencrantz (Mathew Baynton), Guildenstern (Andrew Buchan).

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead

Mathew Baynton, Andrew Buchan and Toby Jones star in a production of Tom Stoppard's play about Hamlet's ill-fated attendant lords

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Starring
Mathew Baynton, Andrew Buchan, Toby Jones, Sam Dale, Ronny Jhutti, Sarah Ovens, Michael Bertenshaw, Parth Thakerar and others
Writer
Tom Stoppard
Director
Emma Harding

Mathew Baynton, Andrew Buchan and Toby Jones star in an energetic new production of the play that made Tom Stoppard's reputation overnight in 1967.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Hamlet's ill-fated attendant lords, condemned to an existence in the wings, with no control over their own destinies. The pair attempt to discover what roles they are meant to play, in an existence that appears to offer them no control.

Production Details

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 30th March 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 31st March 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm
Length of episodes
57 minutes