Blogs by Martin Bassindale

Staging Henry IV Part I

April 7, 2014
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The first week of Stratford had past and there was something like 26 left. If the first week was anything to go by then the next few months had some incredible experiences in the waiting.

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Prince Clarence costume fitting

April 1, 2014
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This is the closest to feeling like royalty I will probably ever get.

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A special day

March 5, 2014
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Martin Bassindale blogs from the Henry IV rehearsal room about the 416th anniversary of the publication of Henry IV.

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Four weeks to go ...

February 13, 2014
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Martin Bassindale , blogs from the Henry IV rehearsal room about the difference between travelling in London now and then.

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Long bow lessons at the RSC

January 31, 2014
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Martin Bassindale , part of the Henry IV company, had a good day in rehearsals this week - he learned to shoot a long bow.

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History lessons at the RSC

January 23, 2014

Martin Bassindale  plays Peto in the Henry IV plays. This is his first post for Whispers from the wings. It's week four of rehearsals and he's pondering the history lessons he's had so far.

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