The protagonist of Hamlet is Prince Hamlet of Denmark, son of the recently deceased King Hamlet, and nephew of King Claudius, his father's brother and successor.Claudius hastily married King Hamlet's widow, Gertrude, Hamlet's mother, and took the throne for himself.That night on the rampart, the ghost appears to Hamlet, telling the prince that he was murdered by Claudius and demanding that Hamlet avenge him. The prince confides to Horatio and the sentries that from now on he plans to "put an antic disposition on," or act as though he has gone mad, and forces them to swear to keep his plans for revenge secret.
They vow to tell Prince Hamlet what they have witnessed.
After an operation in Istanbul to recover an encrypted hard drive containing the identities of every active undercover NATO agent ends in disaster, Bond goes missing.
With a top agent presumed dead and the information he sought to save sitting in the wrong hands, MI6 section chief M comes under government review for her handling of the situation.
In the 400 years since its inception, the role has been performed by numerous highly acclaimed actors in each successive century.
Three different early versions of the play are extant: the First Quarto (Q1, 1603); the Second Quarto (Q2, 1604); and the First Folio (F1, 1623).
Learning of the ghost from Horatio, Hamlet resolves to see it himself.