Sarah Hatchuel is Professor of English Literature and director of the GRIC research centre at the University of Le Havre (France).

She defended a PhD on Kenneth Branagh’s screen adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in 2000 at the Sorbonne.


She is the author of three monographs on Shakespeare on screen:

  • Shakespeare and the Cleopatra/Caesar Intertext: Sequel, Conflation, Remake (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2011)
  • Shakespeare, from Stage to Screen (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
  • A Companion to the Shakespearean Films of Kenneth Branagh (Blizzard Publishing, 2000)

She co-edited (with Professor Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin):

  • Shakespeare on Screen: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2004)
  • Shakespeare on Screen: Richard III (2005)
  • Television Shakespeare: Essays in honour of Michèle Willems (2008)
  • Shakespeare on Screen: The Henriad (2008)
  • Shakespeare on Screen: The Roman Plays (2009)
  • Shakespeare on Screen: Hamlet (2011)

She also edited the plays Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra in the New Kittredge Shakespeare collection (Focus Publishing, 2008).


Contributions to Shakespeare on Screen in Francophonia

"Le Macbeth de Claude Barma (1959): Shakespeare et l'expérience hybride de la 'dramatique' " (with Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin) (2013)

"'I’ve been killed, but I’m not dead': Remains of Hamlet in the French telefilm L'Embrumé (1980)" (with Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin) (2012) [2011]

"Remembrance of Things Past: Shakespeare's Comedies on French Television" (with Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin) (2013) [2008]

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