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Actors, I don’t think, ever really grow up. I’m hoping that that rejuvenating process applies to me, too. It has so far. I’ve been very lucky. 7 more words

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'Getting there, doing it, and making a living out of it': Paul Clayton on being a Working Actor

Paul Clayton has been an actor for almost forty years, a career spanning roles in Peep Show, Doctor Who, Wolf Hall, Hollyoaks… 1,170 more words

Acting Books

So much for him. My review of Branagh’s Hamlet – The View From Sari's World

As part of my Shakespeare weekend I decide to finally sit down and watch Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Hamlet. Not only watch it, but take notes and hopefully come up with a review worthy of your… 17 more words


I would like to be as fit as I’ve always been. I’ve been blessed with good health, I’ve been blessed with stamina. Particularly for those great classical roles, you need an Olympian stamina. 10 more words

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Two Gentlemen Of Southeastern England

25 April 2016

Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance discuss
The Declaration of Reasonable Doubt

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Rehearsal Images Released for Romeo and Juliet

Rehearsal images for Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh’s production of Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick have been released today ahead of the production opening for previews on the 12th May.  329 more words


Snippets From My Genealogy

Sir Robert Sheriff of Shropshire Corbett Knight – my 13th Great Grandfather.  I particularly like the Sheriff of Shropshire part of his title.   That conjures up visions of Robin Hood.   24 more words