His Royal Shakespeare Company credits include "Oroonoko", "Volpone", "Antony & Cleopatra" , "Richard III", and the title role in "Henry VI" Parts I, II & III .
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It's fascinating to work with a company of actors of such different ages, experience and talents. I'm one of a generation brought up on television whose acting is more 'naturalistic', whereas with some of the older generation it's more heightened. But I think there's room for both styles.
David made history in 2000 when he became the first black actor to portray an English monarch for the Royal Shakespeare Company when he played the title role in a production of Henry VI Parts I, II and III.