David Warner and Charles Kay as Edward II and Lightborn in Edward II. The clips are taken from the 1966 film The Deadly Affair, directed by Sidney Lumet, based on John le Carré’s novel Call for the Dead. Part of the film takes place during a performance of the Royal Shakespeare Company. None of the actors in the play are credited in the film.


Kyle Soller [x]

Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you—gently, with love, and hand your life back to you, like something gold you let go of—and I can! I’m determined to do it—and nothing’s more determined than a cat on a tin roof—is there?

Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (via mydarlingyouth)

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Rory Kinnear - Olivier Awards 2014 (x)

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Privacy 10/04/14

I went to the first preview of James Graham’s new play Privacy at the Donmar Warehouse last week - a spoiler-free review, but possibly don’t read if you want to go in blind.

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Rory Kinnear as Angelo in Almeida Theatre’s Measure for Measure (ph. Keith Pattison)

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Can we just talk about this photo of Joshua McGuire please

(The Globe are interviewing him tomorrow at the Shakespeare Film Festival, ask questions here)


Characters of the Henriad

Sir John Falstaff

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I’ve seen four plays in the last week and I really want to talk about them so WATCH THIS SPACE and all that