Archive for: September, 2014

Uncategorized September 29, 2014

LIVES LESS ORDINARY

That best portion of a good man’s life His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth,  ‘Tintern Abbey’ My Perfect Mind ended its run at the Young Vic on Saturday (our national tour starts tomorrow in Bristol). We went out on a high note and, in my dressing room before the

Uncategorized September 13, 2014

LOOSE ENDS, RADIO 4

Edward is one of Clive Anderson’s guests on this week’s edition of Radio 4’s Loose Ends. Hear him talk about My Perfect Mind which is currently being revived at the Young Vic ahead of a national tour this autumn. Edward at Broadcasting House The show has once again received rave reviews. Read Michael Coveney’s review for

Uncategorized September 9, 2014

TURNING POINTS: FROM WHANGAREI TO WATERLOO

Esme Church No gold medals were awarded at the Northern Theatre School in my hometown of Bradford, but the principal, Esme Church, a semi-retired West End and Old Vic actress who’d played Gertrude to Olivier’s Hamlet in 1937, took me aside to give me a pep talk: ‘You’re one of those students who one knows

Uncategorized September 8, 2014

WHEN ONE SHOW CLOSES …

It makes me so happy. To be at the beginning again, knowing almost nothing … A door like this has cracked open five or six times since we got up on our hind legs. It’s the best possible time of being alive. Tom Stoppard, Arcadia Photo by Kathleen Riley Two months after first sporting my