The Switzer's Guide to Hamlet
Shakespeare's Greatest Play. Britain's Finest Theatre Company. Eight Guys from Straford.
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What is it like to be an extra with the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company Eight ordinary residents of Stratford found out in the summer of 2004. They played Switzers (Swiss mercenaries) in Mr Michael Boyd's production of Hamlet starring Toby Stephens in the title role. "The Switzer's Guide To Hamlet" is a comic account of their experiences. It has been featured on BBC radio and Mr Boyd said of the Guide that "it is great to see it all from your point-of-view."