My first acting experience was playing a Roman soldier in Year 6. I had to say ‘Hail, Caesar.’ I was so nervous I said ‘Caesar, hail.’ I delivered a weather forecast. I have been in 23 Shakespeare productions and have performed all over the world. This is the first time I have played a king – hope I get a crown.
Dickon has appeared regularly on the Globe stage, most recently in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Bartholomew Fair last summer, the Playing
Shakespeare productions of Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and Othello and The Oresteia, Anne Boleyn, The Knight of the Burning Pestle and The Duchess of Malfi.
Dickon’s other recent theatre credits include: Labour of Love (Noel Coward Theatre), Anatomy of a Suicide, Harvest (Royal Court) and The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Richard II, Richard III, Julius Caesar, The Devil is an Ass (RSC).
Dickon is also one of the Globe’s Higher Education Consultants and a fellow of the RSA.