Hamlet Part 5: Act 3, Scenes 1 and 2

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern report back to Claudius and Gertrude

Polonius and Claudius set Ophelia as bait and hide

Hamlet wonders why he’s afraid to act

Ophelia returns Hamlet’s gifts

Hamlet goes off on Ophelia

Ophelia laments Hamlet’s transformation

Claudius is shaken

Hamlet gives the actors some acting advice

Hamlet and Horatio plan for the play

Hamlet entertains the royal party and teases Ophelia

The dumb show

The actors perform The Mousetrap

Claudius stops the play

Hamlet gives Rosencrantz and Guildenstern a piece of his mind

Polonius summons Hamlet to his mother

Hamlet resolves to not hurt his mother


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