Character: Ophelia
Directed by: Trevor Nunn
Written by: William Shakespeare
Produced by: Royal Shakespeare Company
Venue: The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Production dates: June 04, 1970
Genre: Tragedy

Claudius, King Hamlet's brother, has been crowned the new King and has married Gertrude. Shortly after his mother's marriage, Prince Hamlet meets his father's spirit. People believe that King Hamlet was killed by a poisonous snake bite. However, the Ghost tells Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius.