Sarah Lawson, 12 November 1987
This actor is no more Danish Than I am; no more murderer or prince Than I. Chances are He’s never seen a ghost.
Elsinore is a stage with sets And curtains. The wardrobe mistress Worked half the night On Gertrude’s third-act gown To get it right.
The gravediggers dig a trapdoor Halfway down to where the props are kept.
The fights need late rehearsals; Hamlet and Laertes relax At...