He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a British National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Anthony Hopkins, Michael Bryant, Douglas Hodge, and Anna Massey in the cast. Michael Rudman was director.
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There was a time when you were supposed to question everything the director said, to create some kind of conflict, out of which creativity would be born. But I love it when they tell you what to do, you know: "Start there, walk over there, say the line and I'll shout: Cut!" I think it's groovy. When we were filming with Stephen Poliakoff
, his first note to me - he prefaced it with: "That was ...
Bill Nighy was cast in the lead role of Charles Paris in the 2010 BBC radio/audiobook adaptation of the Simon Brett's "Cast, in Order of Disappearance". This book is the first in the series "The Charles Paris mysteries", featuring Charles, a minor British actor and amateur sleuth, and was originally published in 1975.
The audiobook version of the story was relocated to the set of a vampire film "...