He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, Amanda Root, Norman Rodway, Paul Jesson, Richard Ridings, Ciaran Hinds, Simon Russell Beale, Sally Dexter, Griffith Jones, and David Troughton in the cast. Sam ...
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In weekly rep of course you had to learn a new act every day, every night, after the show. You'd go home and you'd go to bed and start learning your lines for the following day so you'd rehearse an act a day and you had to learn all the lines for one act in one fell swoop. That really was hard work but somehow you know everybody did it. I don't think people would do it now.
Appearing at the National Theatre in London in 'Jonathan Kent' 's production of Oedipus. Burke, aged 90, is playing The Shepherd.