Lucy Ellinson

3rd October 2019

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INTERVIEW: LUCY ELLINSON. As she steps onto the Manchester Royal Exchange stage to play Macbeth, actor Lucy Ellinson tells Catherine Love about putting her politics and her principles into her performance. They discuss how her career unfolded from anti-war activism through to experimental performance all the way onto Britain’s biggest stages – the National, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Donmar Warehouse, among others. Recorded at the Manchester Royal Exchange on 24th September 2019.

Sometimes I ask myself ‘Is this the most useful thing you can do with your time on earth?’