The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
The action of the play is set in and around the Danish royal palace at Elsinore.
List of Characters
The Prince of Denmark; the son of Queen Gertrude and the recently murdered King Hamlet; the nephew of the present king, Claudius.
The King of Denmark; Hamlet’s uncle.
The Queen of Denmark; mother of Hamlet, recently married to Claudius.
The Ghost of King Hamlet; Hamlet’s recently deceased father.
The Lord Chamberlain of Claudius’s court; father to Laertes and Ophelia.
Daughter of Polonius. Loves Hamlet.
Polonius’s son and Ophelia’s brother.
Polonius’s servant, who is sent to France by Polonius to check up on and spy on Laertes.
Hamlet’s trusted friend, who studied with the prince at the university in Wittenberg.
The Prince of Norway, whose father the king (also named Fortinbras) was killed by Hamlet’s father (also named Hamlet).
OSRIC, ROSENCRANTZ and GUILDENSTERN
VOLTIMAND and CORNELIUS
Ambassadors to Norway.
MARCELLUS and BERNARDO
The officers of the Watch.
A CAPTAIN, ENGLISH AMBASSADORS, A PRIEST, and PLAYERS
LORDS, LADIES, OFFICERS, SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MESSENGERS, and other ATTENDANTS.
(Artsdome & Phiffee 编注 )