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For One Knight Only: what we learned about Judi, Maggie, Ian and Derek in their Zoom knees-up | Theatre | The Guardian

…Derek Jacobi got a copy of Hamlet from Peter O’Toole …In 1963, Jacobi was Laertes to O’Toole’s prince. One day, O’Toole presented him with a book of Hamlet that once … Continue reading

12/01/2020

Archive Interview • MARK BABYCH • Blonde Bombshells of 1943 • 2007

Alan Plater’s drama about an all-women swing band in the Second World War began life as an award-winning TV film starring Judi Dench and Ian Holm. West Yorkshire Playhouse swiftly … Continue reading

04/30/2017 · 1 Comment

Quote • LAURENCE OLIVIER CENTENARY • 2007

“I found him technically extraordinary. It was an awesome experience to be on the same stage with him, and sometimes I found it frightening.” Billie Whitelaw “That was amazing, to … Continue reading

07/13/2016 · Leave a comment

So much for him. My review of Branagh’s Hamlet – The View From Sari’s World

As part of my Shakespeare weekend I decide to finally sit down and watch Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Hamlet. Not only watch it, but take notes and hopefully come up … Continue reading

04/28/2016 · Leave a comment

Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, in a Gay Pride March Debut – The New York Times

Originally posted on The New York Times. When Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi come sailing down Fifth Avenue in convertibles at the Gay Pride March on Sunday, they will not only … Continue reading

06/27/2015 · 2 Comments