2005

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0886  Friday, 6 May 2005

From:           Richard Burt <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 5 May 2005 14:17:08 -0400
Subject:        Gambon as Falstaff

Gambon takes 'role he was born to play' as glorious clown Falstaff
By Louise Jury, Arts Correspondent
Published : 05 May 2005
http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/news/story.jsp?story=635694

Sir Michael Gambon is making his long-awaited theatrical debut as Sir
John Falstaff, Shakespeare's most glorious clown and wit.

Ralph Fiennes and Simon Russell Beale may have sold out Julius Caesar at
the Barbican before it even opened, and Derek Jacobi's Don Carlos may
well betipped for a Broadway transfer, but London's theatre critics have
been keenly anticipating the application of Gambon's undisputed talent
to the role of Prince Hal's disreputable sidekick in Henry IV.

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