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New BBC interview with multi-talented writer/director Jonathan Miller

Check out the BBC’s superb new 30 minute interview with the multi-talented writer, actor, director Jonathan Miller.

Jonathan Miller: Photo Hattie Miles

In this candid piece the good Dr Miller talks to producer/presenter Matthew Stadlen about his current theatre project, directing King Lear, and also discusses his extraordinary life and career in theatre and beyond.

Director, performer, writer, presenter, artist, doctor and pioneering satirist ( I could go on) Miller really has been a major force in the arts and sciences over the past 50 years. See the programme  either on BBC iPlayer or at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p51p9

Meanwhile he continues his tour on An Audience With Jonathan Miller for Clive Conway Productions nexrt appearing at Galeri Caernarfon Victoria Dock, Caernarfon, CAERN, United Kingdom, LL55 1SQ on  Monday December 3rd. More details at http://www.galericaernarfon.com/

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Who’s your favourite fictional stage character?

 

Who is your favourite character in a play ? Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner loves Sophocles’ intransigent strop-bag Antigone. Her friend is far more impressed by Nora from Ibsen’s A Dolls House.

Now she’s appealing for people to let her know which characters they love in plays, and why.

She wants to hear about the ones who have endured for you, and the ones you used to love but now feel you have left behind.

It certainly doesn’t have to be a figure from classical theatre. It can be a contemporary character or an individual from the distant or recent past who, for you at least, adds a special something to a drama

Check out the full article at:  http://gu.com/p/3b66b

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