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Hamlet is an original television series drama that portrays one of Shakespeare's most famous works, "Hamlet." It features actors like Barry Foster starring as Hamlet and Jennifer Daniel playing Ophelia. As in the original play the main character, Prince Hamlet, is faced with the knowledge that his uncle Claudius murdered his father, King Hamlet, in order to take the throne and marry Prince Hamlet's mother Gertrude. The show provides a look into Prince Hamlet's life as he decides how to deal with his Uncle's betrayal and the rest of the family remains unaware of his discovery. During this time, he is haunted by his father's ghost. While dealing with all the inner turmoil, Prince Hamlet is also being courted by the daughter of Claudius's trusted chief counselor, Ophelia. Prince Hamlet's strange behavior toward Ophelia hints to Claudius that Hamlet may know more than he should.