- HAMLET – William Shakespeare
Many years ago in Denmark there was a prince called Hamlet.
One day Hamlet’s father, the king, dies suddenly and Hamlet is very sad.
After this, Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude, gets married again very quickly. She marries her husband’s brother, Claudius, and Claudius is now the king!
“Aargh! How could you do this to me!”
One night Hamlet’s friend, Horatio, tells him that there is a ghost in the castle. It is the ghost of Hamlet’s father!
“Claudius killed me with poison! Hamlet, you must punish Claudius for me!”
Hamlet is confused. He doesn’t know if he believes the ghost and he doesn’t know what to do.
Hamlet now acts very strangely. He is mean and angry, and he upsets his girlfriend, Ophelia.
“Go away! Leave me alone!”
“Oh, he is so mean!”
One day a group of actors come to the castle and Hamlet makes a plan. He asks the actors to change their play. The new play will show a king poisoned like Hamlet’s father.
“With this play I will catch the king.”
When Claudius watches the play he looks very worried and runs away. Hamlet sees him and he knows the truth.
Claudius is very worried about Hamlet now and makes a plan with Ophelia’s brother, Laertes.
“You will fight him and we will put poison on the sword and in his drink too.”
Laertes and Hamlet fight. Laertes cuts Hamlet, but in the fight Hamlet takes Laertes’ sword and cuts him with it too!
“Here, Hamlet, drink this.”
“No, thank you, Mother. I’m not thirsty.”
Unfortunately, Gertrude drinks the poison and she dies.
“It was him! He poisoned us all!” Leartes said.
Finally, Hamlet knows he must stop Claudius.
Hamlet fights the king, and finally he beats him.
All the royal family are now poisoned and Hamlet tells his friend that there must be a new king
“Goodbye, my prince”
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