Ian Rickson discusses his Michael Sheen Hamlet
in Actors and Performers, Directors, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
19th December 2011
The director Ian Rickson talks to Heather Neill about his current production of Hamlet (Young Vic), which stars Michael Sheen and has a controversial modern-day setting inside a secure wing of a psychiatric hospital. Recorded: 16 December 2011.
I don’t want to create a scheme which is neat and makes it easy for people to define what a play is because all great plays occupy a space which is mercurial and complex and deep and strange – like life.