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Louise Flind - Simon Russell Beale on his theatre fears

Features | By Louise Flind

Passion for plays – Simon Russell Beale

In lockdown, Simon Russell Beale misses acting, longs for London – and is frightened for the future of theatre. By Louise Flind

How are you coping with lockdown? I’m all right – to be honest, I’m a bit frightened. Before I went to New York (to do The Lehman Trilogy), I sold my flat in Pimlico and bought a house in the country in Wiltshire near my family and started all the builder stuff. ...

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