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“When Sorrows Come, They Come Not Single Spies, But In Battalions”: Hamlet, Act IV, scene 5: Brush Up Your Shakespeare: 018

With Hamlet safely on his way to certain death in England, Claudius must deal with another threat to his throne: Laertes, the son of slain Polonius, is coming back from France to seek revenge for HIS father’s murder, and Laertes has his sights set on Claudius as the likely suspect!

Adding to his rage, Laertes finds out when he gets back to Denmark that not only is his father murdered, but his sister Ophelia has gone mad!

Will Claudius be adroit enough to redirect Laertes’ wrath away from him and keep his throne? Listen and find out!


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