He played Puck in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec McCowen, Gwen Watford, Judi Dench, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Robert Harris, Douglas Campbell, Stephen Moore, and Gerald James in the cast. Michael Langham was director. Thea Musgrave was musical ...
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Sir Tom Courtenay | Tom Courteney
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[on "Doctor Zhivago"] We were all sitting in a horrible hotel in Spain waiting for snow. In six months, I did only three weeks work... Indeed it was good money, but I felt I should be learning my raft, doing long speeches, and learning how to go loud and soft, and quick and slow, and how to keep the audience awake.
He was awarded the 1994 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in Moscow Stations.