Amleth: The Viking Saga Behind Hamlet and The Northman

Get ready to set sail back in time with us this week as we revisit the captivating tale of Amleth, the inspiration behind Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Robert Eggers’s The Northman (2022).
In this episode, Miranda and Lucas take you on a thrilling journey through the enigmatic world of Amleth, shedding new light on a story you thought you knew. Expect a tale of intrigue, betrayal, and vengeance as we delve deep into the Viking legend.
And don’t worry, while we’re taking this short trip down memory lane, we’ll be back in just two weeks with an exciting new episode. So, stay tuned for a dose of Viking history!

Amleth – Philip Roebuck
Feng – James Tyler
King of Britain – John Goldring
Hermutrude – Fiona Hyde
Servent – Tom Turton

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