• Lu Kemp Artistic Director

Day 204 - An Actor's Choice No. 8

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Continuing our thread of actors we love, talking about plays they love...


Here's Pitlochry Festival Theatre Ensemble's fabulous Liz Ewing talking about one of her favourite plays: Ranjit Bolt's adaptation of Moliere's Tartuffe!


Like us, Pitlochry Festival Theatre started their online series #PFTLightHopeJoy at the start of lockdown. It was created to bring light, hope and joy to the people of Scotland and beyond.


'Like keeping ourselves nourished with 3 meals a day, #PFTLightHopeJoy posts 3 times a day to keep the soul nourished. PFT is delighted to have been asked to partner with Perth Theatre on Actor's Choice. The PFT Summer Ensemble 2020 loved the opportunity!'


Here is Liz introducing why she loves Tartuffe:



And here is Liz giving us a little moment of Madame Pernelle's story:


Rights to this reading expired (23/10/20).


With thanks to Ranjit Bolt and Nick Marston at Curtis Brown.


Liz Ewing:


Liz Ewing's Theatre credits include. FOLLIES at the National Theatre. GYPSY at the Savoy Theatre where she was the understudy to Imelda Staunton. URINE TOWN at the Shaftesbury Theatre playing old ma strong. I DREAMED A DREAM National tour playing Mrs. Johnson and understudy to Elaine c. Smith. PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at the Palace Theatre playing Shirl. THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE at the Strand Theatre playing Mary McGregor. LES MISERABLE at the Palace Theatre playing Mme. Thenardier. Original London cast of GREASE at the Dominion Theatre playing Pink Lady Jan. NINE at the Royal Festival Hall playing German at the Spa. THE STEAMIE at Wimbledon playing Doreen. REDEEMING VICES at Hampstead New End theatre playing Melanie. CINDERELLA AND SNOW WHITE both at the Palladium theatre for Qdos pantomimes.

Television credits include. THE NEST. BBC1 playing Janis. THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE. ITV. THE GENTLEMAN'S RELISH BBC1 playing Alice Hancock. BOB MARTIN ITV playing Margrit. THE ROYAL VARIETY SHOW ITV.


CAST RECORDING CREDITS. Original London cast of GREASE. FOLLIES at the National theatre. GYPSY London cast. ROBIN AND THE 7HOODS. THE UNCONVENTIONALS.


For further Actor's Choices:


An Actor's Choice No. 1 - Grant O'Rourke

An Actor's Choice No. 2 - Caroline Dyega

An Actor's Choice No. 3 - Irene MacDougall

An Actor's Choice No. 4 - Emily Winter

An Actor's Choice No. 5 - Leah Byrne

An Actor's Choice No. 6 - Barrie Hunter

An Actor's Choice No. 7 - Annie Louise Ross

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