Appeared in William Congreve
's "Love for Love," in a National Theatre Production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Derek Jacobi
, Geraldine McEwan, John Stride, Edward Hardwicke, Graham Crowden, Edward Petherbridge, Joyce Redman
, Petronella Barker and Benjamin Whitrow in the cast. Peter Wood
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[May 1958, on playing Macbeth at age 30 and age 48] When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
While performing a live production of "Hamlet" he completely blanked during the "to be or not to be" soliloquy. He then sat down and remained there until he remembered the lines.
Roles in Shakespeare adaptations