Start with the name of one of Shakespeare's tragic characters and end with another. Drop a letter, rearrange the letters left to get the next answer. From #7 on add a letter.
-1.Tragic Shakespearian character. Son of Gertrude. 6 letters
-2.Drop a letter, rearrange the other letters to get something extracted from ore.
-3.Drop a letter, rearrange the other letters to get a substance, used in beer making, that is obtained from grain.
-4.Drop a letter, rearrange the other letters to get the short name of type of Scottish headware
-5.Drop a letter, rearrange the other letters for an abbreviation of morning or air mail
-6.Roman numeral for 1,000.
-7.Now building up. Add a letter to give the nickname of an
American tennis star of the fifties - Little --
8.Add a letter, rearrange letters to get a computer acronym
-9.Add a letter, to get the name of the city in which you find the Vatican.
-10.Add a letter, to get another Shakespearian tragic character. (first name)