Hamlet

Characters

  • Hamlet – Son of the late King and nephew of the present King
  • Claudius – King of Denmark and Hamlet's uncle
  • Gertrude – Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
  • Polonius – Chief counselor to the king
  • Ophelia – Daughter to Polonius
  • Horatio – Friend to Hamlet
  • Laertes – Son to Polonius
  • Voltimand and Cornelius – Courtiers
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern – Courtiers, friends to Hamlet
  • Osric – a Courtier
  • Marcellus – an Officer
  • Bernardo – an Officer
  • Francisco – a Soldier
  • Reynaldo – Servant to Polonius
  • Ghost of Hamlet's Father
  • Fortinbras – Prince of Norway
  • Gravediggers – a Sexton
  • Player King, Player Queen, Lucianus etc. – Players
  • A Priest
  • A Captain in Fortinbras' army
  • English Ambassadors
  • Messengers, Sailors, Lords, Ladies, Guards, Danes (supporters of Laertes)

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