Claudius, Gertrude I know why Hamlet is acting stran-
We have news about Norway
Claudius calls Rosencrantz & Guildenstern to comfort Hamlet and find out why he has gone mad.
After Rosencratz & Guildenstern leave, Polonius comes in to tell the King & Queen why he thinks Hamlet has gone mad, but before he speaks Voltemad & Cornelius come and speak of Norway's whereabouts. After the King & Queen hear the news of Norway, Polonius explains his reason about Hamlet
Hamlet is surprised by his friends Rosencrarz & Guildenstern and they talk for a while before leaving Hamlet. Hamlet is now alone with his thoughts.