He acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "The Royal Hunt of the Sun," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Robert Lang, Derek Jacobi, Edward Petherbridge, and Edward Hardwicke in the cast. John Dexter and O'Donovan were ...
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Mike Gambon | Sir Michael Gambon
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said something like, 'If I'm not acting in a play, I don't really exist.' Those weren't the exact words, but he meant it's only when I'm acting in a play that I've got something to say about the world. And then why should I talk, when people can come to see it?
On 8 February 2015 he announced that at the age of 74 he was retiring from stage acting because long-standing problems with his memory were making it increasingly difficult for him to remember his lines. For several years before that he had relied on an earpiece over which he could be prompted if he forgot his lines.
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