Shakespeare's Globe

Goneril played by Patricia Kerrigan

King Lear (2001)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Patricia Kerrigan played Goneril in the 2001 production of King Lear.

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Production Notes 4

This is Patricia's final blog post. This week she reflects on the experience of performing at the Globe, considers the end of the play and gives advice for how to research a character.

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Production Notes 3

In her penultimate blog post, Patricia discusses her response to the re-rehearsal process, looks forward to the coming holiday and tells of how she discovered how to talk to the audience.

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Production Notes 2

This is Patricia's sixth blog post. This week she discusses how the play and her character have progressed in performance, the differences between different audiences, and, in preparation for performing in Tokyo, her own experiences of travel.

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Production Notes 1

In her fifth blog post, Patricia discusses the end of the rehearsal period and the start of the performance run: including preview performances, audience responses, and troublesome costumes!

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In her fourth blog post, Patricia discusses how the different choices that she and the rest of the team make affect and change Goneril's journey as a character.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

This week, Patricia discusses Goneril's relationship with Oswald, how she approaches her research for Goneril and the process of exchanging lines!

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In her second blog post, Patricia discusses how her ideas have developed over the course of rehearsals, Goneril's relationships with other characters, and her costumes.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Patricia's first blog post. This week she discusses her first opinions about Goneril and her relationships with other characters, and reflects on the first week of rehearsals.

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