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Hamlet, plus a guest essay on community theatre by Daniel Keene Hamlet Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Directed by Oscar Redding, DDT Studio, 515 High Street, Northcote. La Tragedie d’Hamlet, directed by Peter Brook. DVD, Agat Films 2001. On the face of it, it...

Tricks of the trade

Even some of my favorite actors were not immune to using age old tricks to acheive specific results. This from actor Robert Stack about his good friend (and a personal favorite actor of mine), Van Heflin in a letter dated July 1, 1981: “One little anecdote about...