Gielgud


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English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)

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A legendary actor with what might have been the most expressive, musical voice in the modern English theater -- "a silver trumpet muffled in silk," in the words of Sir Alec Guinness -- Sir John Gielgud had enduring success with his one-man Shakespearean evening Ages of Man.
Like Gielgud and Greenham, the rhythm he espouses is part of these activities, and can therefore only be learned, as Gielgud said all of his generation had developed their skills, "by imitation.
This volume considers four actors encompassing nearly a century of theatrical experience: John Gielgud (1904-2000), Laurence Olivier (1907-89), Peggy Ashcroft (1907-91), and Judi Dench (b.
CONFRONTATION: The Gielgud Theatre, in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London where Dame Helen Mirren, left, shouted at noisy street performers
It smashed box office records at the Gielgud, by taking just under PS400,000 in a single week.
Gielgud later earned her affection when she was making her way in the business, encouraging her and generally saying nice things.
Mirren takes the Gielgud role of Hobson, now his disapproving but caring nanny rather than the butler.
It came into the possession of Kate Terry Gielgud who gave it to her son John when he played Hamlet at the Lyceum.
Everyone from actors to set designers, Sir John Gielgud to Willem Dafoe, are included in the hardback.
FOR A FREE KIDS' MEAL ON YOUR NEXT VISIT TO FRANKIE & BENNY'S AT CROSS POINT BUSINESS PARK, GIELGUD WAY, COVENTRY, SIMPLY CUT OUT THE VOUCHER AND TAKE IT ALONG WITH YOU.
TONY and Cherie Blair have splashed out pounds 4million on a stately home once owned by Sir John Gielgud.
He was a great actor who was probably more akin to the type of actor representing the style of Sir Ralph Richardson, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir Godfrey Tearle and Lye-born Sir Cedric Hardwicke.
Before turning, however, to Milton, I will scrutinize two recordings by Sir John Gielgud, sixteen years apart, of the last line of Shakespeare's Sonnet 129:
The budding rock chick kept asking a pal if they'd seen Nicholas Hoult - the star of About A Boy who she also tried to chat up at the Equus premiere at the Gielgud Theatre the night before.