Shakespeare's Globe

Polixenes played by Peter Forbes

The Winter's Tale (2005)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Peter Forbes played Polixenes in the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale.

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Ask Your Actor

This bulletin was composed with questions sent in by schools who adopted Peter.

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Production Notes 4

This is Peter's tenth and final blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale in which he talks about moving from The Winter's Tale performances to Troilus and Cressida rehearsals.

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Production Notes 3

This is Peter's ninth blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about problems arising, Original Pronunciation and Pandarus' character.

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Production Notes 2

This is Peter's eighth blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about changes that have been made in reponse to the preview shows, the relationship between performers on stage and the audience in the Globe theatre, and the upcoming Press Night.

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Performance Notes 1

This is Peter's seventh blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about previews and the first performance amongst other things.

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Rehearsal Notes 6

This is Peter's sixth blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about the techincal rehearsal, the set and the fourth wall, amongst other things.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

This is Peter's fifth blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about cuts made to the performance text, story-telling and the off-stage reunions of many of the characters.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

This is Peter's fourth blog entry for The Winter's Tale in which he talks about voice work, performing on the Globe stage, and continuing rehearsals.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

This is Peter's third blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about the jig, 'Laban Efforts' and working with the Tudor Group, amongst other things.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

This is Peter's second blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale, in which he talks about the sheep-shearing scene, original pronunciation and costume amongst other things.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Peter's first blog entry for the 2005 production of The Winter's Tale in which he talks about coming to the Globe, his first impressions of Polixenes and rehearsals so far.

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