Sara Kestelman

14th June 2018

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INTERVIEW: SARA KESTELMAN. As the Victoria and Albert Museum acquires her archive for its Theatre and Performance Collection, acclaimed actress Sara Kestelman looks back over the course of a career filled with influential productions. She tells critic Heather Neill about her breakthrough performance in Peter Brook’s iconic A Midsummer Night’s Dream, about playing Goneril to Michael Gambon’s King Lear and Gertrude to Simon Russell Beale’s Hamlet, about Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen and Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret. Recorded in London, March 2018.

“I don’t think that I would survive at all were I coming out of drama school now”