SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: THE WINTER’S TALE
Director Lucy Bailey tells Sophie Reynolds about the first act of The Winter’s Tale, which she is currently rehearsing for the RSC Winter Season, opening in Stratford-upon-Avon in January 2013. This interview is part of theatreVOICE’s new series for Olympics year 2012, looking at the beginning of each of Shakespeare’s plays. Recorded at the RSC rehearsal studio, 10 December 2012.
I’ve always felt that it’s not two places, you know. It’s not a literal piece… in a sense it’s more a metaphor for states of mind.