Shakespeare's Globe

Lavatch played by Colin Hurley

All's Well That Ends Well (2011)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Globe favourite Colin Hurley took on the comic fool Lavatch in the 2011 season's Alls Well That Ends Well.

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Performance

Colin talks about performing Lavatch at the Globe; how he's playing the comedy and how the audience are reacting to his bitter fool.

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Tech

Colin talks about the final phase of rehearsal: tech week. He talks about the staging, the music, his costume, and the little drum he has become so attached to.

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Rehearsal 2

Colin talks about getting to grips with his character's use of prose rather than verse and he also reveals a background in stand up comedy and how this is now informing his decisions on Lavatch's humour.

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Rehearsal 1

In this second interview Colin describes how his character has developed so far in rehearsal and Lavatch's important relationships with the Countess, Parolles and also the Globe audience.

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Pre-Rehearsal

An Introduction to Colin Hurley and his character Lavatch - Colin reminisces on his first experience of Shakespeare at school and what he has now discovered about the early modern fool.

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