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Albert Sanchez Moreno   Link to this

"Hamlet" is, in the opinion of most, Shakespeare's greatest play, but if Sir William Davenant's name is attached to it, you can bet that the version that Pepys saw was probably slightly or even drastically altered.

TerryF   Link to this

"Hamlet" has nearly never been performed unaltered and complete; but any version(s) of it Pepys saw would have been drastically cut from its 5-Act, 20-scene entirety, which, for reference purposes, is, e.g., online here: http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/hamlet/

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