He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Becket," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Diana Rigg, Philip Voss, Esmond Knight, and Robert Lang in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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I think many of today's politicians take a typical CEO mentality when it comes to the arts. It's anathema to them. It's the last thing they think of when it comes to funding; it's way down at the bottom of the list. That is unconscionable. It's so stupid and narrow-minded. They don't realize. It's all about political manoeuvring.
Had turned down the role of Gandalf in Peter Jackson
's Lord of the Rings trilogy, and admits to regretting that decision.
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