(February 1996-June 1996; July 1996-September 1996; December 1996-February 1997) She acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season the Cottesloe Theatre; Laurence Olivier Theatre; and the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Bertolt Brecht's play, "Mother Courage and Her Children; Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A ...
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Vanessa Redgrave CBE | Vanessa Redgreiv
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One must never comment as an actor, never show that a character is shallow or vindictive, but let that be conveyed. I mean, none of us thinks of ourselves as being vindictive or shallow - perhaps we should.
When director David Hare
and producers of "The Year of Magical Thinking" were thinking of an actress to cast in their one-woman show, they could only think of one name, and that was Redgrave. They said that only she could tackle the range of emotion created by the character.
Often chooses roles that are difficult or controversial, not roles that will bring her more money or a higher status.