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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Zoë Wanamaker: 'Acting is a vicious business, it can be very humiliating' by Tim Lewis

The Harry Potter star talks frankly about the demands of her profession as she returns to the West End in Peter Nichols's 'brutal' Passion Play"It's called 'bob and weave'," says Zoë Wanama…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:00AM
Saturday, January 19, 2013

David Hare: 'Working in theatre, you're less at the whim of stupid people' by Tim Lewis

The playwright on the revival of The Judas Kiss, the loneliness of writing and this year's Oscar nominationsWhat are you working on?I'm trying to write but where I work I've got somebody kno…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06PM
Saturday, October 20, 2012

Anna Friel: 'I hope to be even more of a national treasure come 80' by Tim Lewis

The film and TV star on her new stage role in Uncle Vanya, the trouble with wrinkles and being part of our national heritage because of that Brookside kissYour new play, Anton Chekhov's Uncl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:01PM
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Eddie Redmayne: 'Come February, the world will be sick of my face' by Tim Lewis

The actor has triumphed in the cinema with My Week with Marilyn, commanded the stage as Richard II and is about to explode on to our TV screens in BirdsongHe certainly does not look it, but …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:04PM
Saturday, October 29, 2011

David Shrigley: 'With a cookery show I can deal with eating and killing' by Tim Lewis

David Shrigley on his tattoo-crazy fans and his latest work – an operatic faux MasterChef"It's weird, really weird actually," says David Shrigley, sitting in his studio at home in Glasgow.…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:07PM
Saturday, August 20, 2011

Anna Chancellor: 'My life was chaotic. But it's turned out OK' – interview by Tim Lewis

Anna Chancellor has rarely been cast in lead roles. That hasn't stopped her starring in the current BBC drama The Hour and a double bill of Rattigan and David Hare at Chichester. But life di…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:05PM
Saturday, August 6, 2011

Comedian Francesca Martinez: "Surely I can't be more unfunny than Patsy Palmer" by Tim Lewis

Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Carr are fans, but Francesca Martinez, who has cerebal palsy, still can't get a gig on TVAt the end of an hour's interview in a bar in north-west London, comedian Fra…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:05PM
Saturday, July 16, 2011

Kristen Schaal: 'I've just found out I went on a date with Andrew Garfield' by Tim Lewis

Kristen Schaal talks about her brief encounter with Spider-Man, her sex book and the perils of Irn-BruYou are preparing for your fourth Edinburgh festival – what is it that keeps drawing y…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06PM
Saturday, June 11, 2011

Derren Brown: 'I want to reclaim my 20s… which means poncing around in pirate clothes' by Tim Lewis

The master of mind-control on fainting fans, pooing parrots and his new-found love of cravatsOne of your greatest feats of mass mind control might just be the veil of secrecy around your cur…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:05PM
Saturday, April 23, 2011

David Morrissey: 'I'm not afraid to say the M word' by Tim Lewis

Fresh from BBC1's South Riding, the newly-bearded actor takes on the role of Macbeth in his home town of LiverpoolIn the Latimer Road area of west London, where the Range Rovers give way to …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:04PM

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