He acted in Repertoire Company in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre and the Cambridge Theatre in London, England in William Shakespeare's plays, "The Merchant of Venice" and "Loves Labours Lost;" Georges Farquhar's play, "The Beaux Strategem;" John Webster's play, "The White Devil;" Peter Nichols's play, "...
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I was talking about becoming. What I mean by that is an inner life. Watson describes you-know-who as a mind without a heart; that's hard to play, hard to become. So what I did was to invent an inner life. I mean, I know what his nanny looked like, for example; she was covered in starch. She probably scrubbed him, but never kissed him. I don't think he probably saw his mother until he was about ...
Incorrectly reported as not doing his own singing in My Fair Lady
(1964). This was only partially true. The opening chorus of "On the Street Where You Live" which was written especially just for the film, was indeed sung by Brett. But the main verse of the popular song was dubbed by Bill Shirley
. Similarly, the opening chorus to "Show Me" was dubbed by Bill Shirley.
His aristocratic beautifully modulated voice