Actor Edward Petherbridge complete career overview

30th May 2011



The actor tells Philip Fisher about his new book, Slim Chances and Unscheduled Appearances (Indepenpress Publishing), which is a series of essays exploring his career — from Guildenstern in Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to Lord Peter Whimsey, and beyond — and preoccupations, including the Old Vic under Laurence Olivier, the Actors Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Recorded: 30 May 2011.

I could take you to the exact seat in the Bradford Alhambra balcony, just behind the limelight man, where I saw Norman Evans, the pantomime dame, in Humpty-Dumpty.