Star actor Simon Russell Beale on playing Stalin
in Actors and Performers, New Writing, Russian Drama, Theatre People
5th May 2012
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INTERVIEW: SIMON RUSSELL BEALE
To mark the transfer to the National’s Olivier Theatre of John Hodge’s Olivier Award-winning play, Collaborators, about Stalin and Bulgakov, we’re sharing this short six-minute extract of actor Simon Russell Beale reflecting on the challenge of playing the dictator. Dominic Cavendish quizzes. Some background noise.
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