Michael Pennington on Timon of Athens
EPUB, 42 pages ISBN: 9781780018928Publication Date:
27 Apr 2017
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Michael Pennington on Timon of Athens

Performing Shakespeare

By Michael Pennington and Julian Curry

EPUB £3.99£3.19

Michael Pennington discusses playing Timon of Athens, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

In each volume of the Shakespeare On Stage series, a leading actor takes us behind the scenes of a landmark Shakespearean production, recreating in detail their memorable performance in a major role. They lead us through the choices they made in rehearsal, and how the character works in performance, shedding new light on some of the most challenging roles in the canon. The result is a series of individual masterclasses that will be invaluable for other actors and directors, as well as students of Shakespeare – and fascinating for audiences of the plays.

In this volume, Michael Pennington discusses stepping in at the eleventh hour to play Timon of Athens in the 1999 Royal Shakespeare Company production, directed by Gregory Doran.

This interview, together with the others in the series (with actors such as Alan Rickman, Simon Russell Beale, Patrick Stewart and Harriet Walter), is also available in the collection Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles by Julian Curry, with a foreword by Nicholas Hytner.

EPUB, 42 pages ISBN: 9781780018928Publication Date:
27 Apr 2017
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Michael Pennington:

Hamlet: A User's Guide
Sweet William: Twenty Thousand Hours With Shakespeare
Sweet William: A User's Guide to Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream: A User's Guide
Chekhov's Three Sisters
Twelfth Night: A User's Guide

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Also by Julian Curry:

Fiona Shaw on Katherine
Derek Jacobi on Malvolio
Harriet Walter on Imogen
Helen Mirren on Cleopatra
Shakespeare On Stage
Ian McKellen on Macbeth
Patrick Stewart on Shylock
Tim Pigott-Smith on Leontes
Patrick Stewart on Prospero
Ralph Fiennes on Coriolanus
Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2
Simon Russell Beale on Cassius
Rebecca Hall on Rosalind
Jude Law on Hamlet
Roger Allam on Falstaff
Zoë Wanamaker on Beatrice
Brian Cox on Titus Andronicus
Judi Dench on Juliet
Adrian Lester on Henry V
Penelope Wilton on Isabella
Eileen Atkins on Viola
Chiwetel Ejiofor on Othello
Sara Kestelman on Hippolyta and Titania
Ian McKellen on King Lear
Alan Rickman on Jaques

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