(from the Guardian, 10/15.)

As Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet gets an NT Live broadcast, test your knowledge of Shakespeare’s princely tragedy

1. Who speaks the line “Now pile your dust upon the quick and dead”?




2. Which of the following lines does not come from Hamlet?

“Sweets to the sweet”

“The rest is silence”

“Something wicked this way comes”

3. Which of the pre-Raphaelites depicted Ophelia in a painting held in Tate Britain?

William Holman Hunt

John Everett Millais

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


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