Shakespeare's Globe

Jessica played by Pippa Nixon

The Merchant Of Venice (2007)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Pippa Nixon played Jessica in the 2007 production of The Merchant Of Venice.

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Production Notes

This is Pippa's final blog post. This week she discusses how the first performances have progressed, taking over the role of Nerissa and rehearsing for a new play.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In her penultimate blog post Pippa discusses this week's technical rehearsals, hwo she feels about the upcoming first performance and rehearsing in costume for the first time.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

This week Pippa discusses how running the play has helped makes sense of her character, creating a sense of division between Christian and Jewish characters and the role of women in the play.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In her second blog post Pippa discusses further her interpretation of Jessica: how does she feel performing the elopement scene? How did Jessica's mother die? And will her relationship with Lorenzo last?

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Pippa's first blog post. This week she discusses how she became an actor, how the first week of rehearsals has progressed, and her first impressions of Jessica.

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