Shakespeare's Globe

Claudio played by Alex Hassell

Measure For Measure (2004)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Alex Hassell played Claudio in the 2004 production of Measure For Measure, in his first season at the Globe.

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Production Notes 2

In his final blog post Alex talks about taking the play to Hampton Court Palace: what changes had to be made, the different performing space, and how the running time changed.

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Production Notes 1

This is Alex's penultimate blog post. This week he discusses how the first performances went, his perspective on reviews, and performing in the rain.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

In his fifth blog post Alex discusses technical rehearsals, getting used to his costume and using tour groups as makeshift audiences.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In Alex's fourth blog post, he discusses how running acts help his performance, inferring facts about Claudio from oher characters' speech, and rehearsing on the Globe stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

This week Alex discusses voice work, feeling like he can "own" the Globe stage, and the difficulties of playing the final scene, even without any lines to learn!

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In his second blog post, Alex discusses a tal about living in Tudor times, rehearsals for Act I, scene 2 and how far Claudio is like Hans Solo.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Alex's first blog post. This week he discusses how he came to be performing at the Globe, his impression of Claudio and the first week of rehearsals.

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