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Quote • FELICITY KENDAL • Actor’s View

logorogues“When people say there are no parts for them, it’s not true. There are the parts – it is just the person complaining has not got the part. If you put all the parts on offer from every generation you wouldn’t be able to play them all as there is so much out there in every generation. [Amy’s View] deals with this subject – it is very cruel but very true.”

Felicity Kendal at the after show party for David Hare’s Amy’s View at the Gielgud Theatre. Sunday Express, 26 November 2006.

Originally published on R&V 28-11-06

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2 comments on “Quote • FELICITY KENDAL • Actor’s View

  1. PJR
    04/24/2016

    Not a quote I’ve Liked because I like it.. Poor cow is obviously living in a bubble. Feilicity,, I mean, not me. I admire and respect her stage technique – many a time I went along expecting to be cloyed by commercial winsomeness and she confounded me with her pure theatrical freshness.

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    • First Night Design
      04/24/2016

      I nearly didn’t post it for that reason and then thought it would be good to get a reaction. It’s a selfish, misleading perspective which shows, as you so rightly say, that she lives in a bubble and cannot imagine what it’s like for others lower down the pecking order who do complain.

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