long period of ‘resting’, life is looking up for Charles Paris, who has been
cast as the Ghost of Hamlet’s Father and First Gravedigger in a new production
of Hamlet. But rehearsals are fraught. Ophelia is played by Katrina
Selsey, who won the role through a television talent show. Hamlet himself is
also played by a reality television contestant, Jared Root, and the two young
stars have rather different views of celebrity and the theater than the more
experienced members of the cast.
the company reach the first staging post of their tour, the Grand Theatre
Marlborough, matters get more serious, with one member of the company seriously
injured in what appears to be an accident, and another dead. Once again,
Charles Paris is forced to don the mantle of amateur detective to get to the
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