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Quote • GLENDA JACKSON • Theatre People

Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson

“One of the amazing things about theatre people is that you might not see each other for years, and then when you do it’s as if you’d just walked into the room again on the same day. Maybe it’s the vagaries of being rarely employed – and castigated as well as praised. I have yet to meet an actor who is not firmly convinced that the moment the present job finishes they will be unemployed. Vulnerability is always there.”

Source: Acting legend Glenda Jackson on playing King Lear and her fight against ageism

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2 comments on “Quote • GLENDA JACKSON • Theatre People

  1. beetleypete
    05/14/2017

    A good quote from Glenda. That constant threat of being out of work sets acting apart as a career.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

    Liked by 1 person

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