Don Pedro played by Ewan Stewart
Much Ado About Nothing (2011)
Written by: William Shakespeare
Ewan Stewart made his professional Shakespearean debut as Don Pedro in the 2011 season's production of Much Ado About Nothing.
Ewan talks about his favourite moment in the play, the two personalities of Don Pedro, and his appreciation for the jig and the musicians.
Ewan discusses his work on voice and movement , including posture and accent for Don Pedro. He also relates how his initial negative impressions of the Prince have turned more positive through rehearsal.
Ewan talks about his character Don Pedro and how he believes him to be a key manipulator in the play, setting up the romances of Hero and Claudio, Beatrice and Benedick. He also talks about the rehearsal process so far and how he is keen to start rehearsing outside on the Globe stage.
In this first interview, Ewan talks about his initial sceptism towards Shakespeare, but how he is already changing his viewpoint as he begins rehearsals at the Globe.