Buckingham played by Roger Lloyd Pack
Richard III (2012)
Written by: William Shakespeare
Roger Lloyd Pack makes his Globe debut as the Duke of Buckingham in the Globe's all male production of Richard III. Roger will also play Sir Andrew Aguecheek in the company's other original practices production of Twelfth Night.
"I'm enjoying interacting with the audience...casting them as citizens". Roger talks about first previews of Richard III and finally playing to an audience.
"The tech for me was much more than a normal tech". Roger talks about the uniqueness of a Globe tech week and how it is a valuable extension of the rehearsal period; a time for negotiating both costume and space.
"He's described as 'the deep, revolving, witty Buckingham' - so that's a very good clue to his character." Now 4 weeks into rehearsals, Roger discusses how his initial impressions of Buckingham have changed.
Roger discusses rehearals so far and how they have been exploring the play through exercies; discovering "how much of the history of England is determined by who is related to who."
Roger talks about his initial impressions of the play and his character. Of Buckingham he says, "I thought he would be a rewarding character to play."