August 20, 2010 by Post Team
Callow, Best known for the general public for her performance charming, quirky and ultimately poignant, as Gareth in the film “Four Weddings and a Funeral”, Simon Callow is also known for a wide range of stage roles – Amadeus, The Merry Wives – The Musical, Waiting for Godot, as well as many characters in film and television.
In the Edinburgh Fringe over the years who has performed his own shows par excellence of a man – Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, and this year he steps into the shoes of his literary hero, William Shakespeare – The man of Stratford.
It is the love of words and action that inspires you, changing easily from actor to author, writing several biographies and plays. Following his first autobiography, “an actor”, the second leg again, “My Life in Pieces” takes us on a journey from childhood in Streatham to work at the box office at the National Theatre, where he saw the best players in the today as the classical tradition of Sir Laurence Olivier Theatre. Totally inspired, was engaged by the theater.
This conversation with the Festival of the Book of Magnus Linklater, began with a stimulating reading about the first game was taken to four years old years old. Her description of standing in line outside a theater, not knowing where he is very funny, he said. The red velvet seats, lights, magic, the dog Nana, pirates and child, Peter Pan, is a memory that still haunts him captivating today.
We hear stories of Olivier in performance – “sexual, electric power, and the hard work of the regional representative of having to learn the roles deputy and a comprehensive program for the Christmas pantomime.
The audience feels afraid when we hear the voice of his great Shakespeare actor, every word, every syllable is pronounced with the resonance and seasoning. Magnus Linklater realizes time is running out and asks if you have any questions, but there is silence. We are happy to hear Mr. Callow tells us another story of his colorful, passionate life, actor.
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