Blogs by Ben Deery

The last post

November 7, 2013
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Ben Deery, who was part of our company for Titus Andronicus and A Mad World My Masters bids the Whispers from the wings blog farewell.

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Bighead strikes again

October 30, 2013
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As his time with us draws to an end, Ben Deery has something important to share about his fellow actor, Ciarán Owens.

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Playing for laughs

October 22, 2013
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As A Mad World My Mastersdraws to a close, Ben Deery reflects on the art of making an audience laugh.

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A night off

September 27, 2013
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Having three shows in the rep and only being in two means that you sometimes have a night off. After six months of being on stage every evening of the week, this is oddly disconcerting.

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Shakespeare in Venice

September 17, 2013
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The last few weeks have seen a flurry of activity in the Swan as the third and final play of our rep, Mark Ravenhill's Candide, has been brought into the theatre and opened to the public. Now, as much as I'd love to give you the inside scoop on all of that, I can't.

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Nimbleness

August 13, 2013
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Lest my last post should give the impression that it's all play and no work in the Swan company, I thought I'd share with you an example of the kind of ongoing monitoring, fine-tuning and refining that goes on throughout the run.

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Hidden characters

August 6, 2013
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I'm frequently asked what it's like to work on a production for an extended period of time over the course of a long run. Without question, you get to know the show very, very well.

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