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Title Playing for real : actors on playing real people / edited by Tom Cantrell and Mary Luckhurst
Published United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010


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 MELB  792.028 Can/Pfr  AVAILABLE
 MELB  792.028 Can/Pfr  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 162 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction * INTERVIEWS * Roger Allam * Eileen Atkins * Simon Callow * Chipo Chung * Oliver Ford Davies * Diane Fletcher * Henry Goodman * Jeremy Irons * Matthew Marsh * Ian McKellen * David Morrissey * Joseph Mydell * Michael Pennington * Sin Phillips * Elena Roger * Timothy West
Summary "This is the first book to explore how actors play real people. How do you capture Hitler, Mugabe, or a serial killer? How do you portray living monarchs or political leaders? Is it possible to embody a genius like Mozart or Darwin? The book includes a multiple award-winning line-up, including Sir Ian McKellen on playing himself in Ricky Gervais's Extras"--
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162)
Subject Acting.
Actors -- Interviews.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Characters and characteristics.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Author Cantrell, Tom, 1982-
Luckhurst, Mary.
Palgrave Macmillan (Firm)
LC no. 2010023759
ISBN 9780230230422 (paperback)
Other Titles Actors on playing real people