Award-winning actor Richard McCabe talks about his role in The Audience

6th May 2013



The Olivier winning actor talks to Heather Neill about playing Harold Wilson in The Audience, Peter Morgan’s superb new play about the Queen’s audiences with her Prime Ministers (Gielgud Theatre), and which stars Helen Mirren as Her Majesty. Recorded at the Gielgud Theatre, 4 May 2013.

I didn’t try to do an impression; I try to get the essence of him. You can’t sustain an impression for a whole play. It’s fine for two minutes and then the caricature begins to show.