Played "Viola" opposite Mark Rylance
in "Twelfth Night" in a 400th anniversary production at the Globe Theatre, London (2002).
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Did You Know?
The director, Tom Hooper
said "One last thing: Eddie, have you ever been on a horse?" I said "Yes." Cut to Lithuania, two weeks later, a huge Elizabethan street, Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons are standing at this balcony, and there's Tom, cameras, rain machines, 50 Lithuanian extras, spurs attached to my feet, and I'm thinking, "At what point do I tell them that I have never, ever ridden a horse?...
He won the Critics' Circle's Award for Best Shakespearean Performance (named "The John and Wendy Trewin Award for best Shakespearean performance") for his Richard II (December 2011 - February 2012 in Donmar Warehouse, London).