Playing For Real : Actors on Playing Real People Hardback
This is the first book to explore how actors play real people.
How do you capture Hitler, Mugabe, or a serial killer?
How do you portray living monarchs or political leaders?
Is it possible to embody a genius like Mozart, Woolf or Darwin?
What are the pressures of performing an icon like Marlene Dietrich?
Bringing together original conversations with award-winning actors, the line-up includes Jeremy Irons, Dame Eileen Atkins, David Morrissey, Henry Goodman, and Sir Ian McKellen.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, 176 p.
- Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
- Publication Date: 30/07/2010
- Category: Acting techniques
- ISBN: 9780230230415
- Paperback / softback from £21.85