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Day 211 - An Actor's Choice No. 9

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


Here's Pitlochry Festival Theatre Ensemble's Matthew Hinchliffe on connecting with Shakespeare's Coriolanus.


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 Matthew introducing Shakespeare's tragedy:


And here's a moment from that play:




Matthew James Hinchliffe


Training: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama & Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. West End theatre credits: Dirty Dancing (Phoenix Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). Other credits include: Chess & Dirty Dancing (UK & International Tours), Crazy For You, Calamity Jane & Fiddler on the Roof (UK & Ireland Tours), Assassins & Singin’ in the Rain (UK Tours), Cabaret (European Tour), Thoroughly Modern Millie & Sweet Charity (Watermill Theatre), West Side Story (Birmingham Hippodrome), Sweet Charity (New Wolsey Theatre), Carnival of the Animals (Riverside Studios, London), Peter Pan, Kiss Me, Kate and The Happy Prince (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch). In 2002, Matthew performed as a soloist for Her Majesty the Queen as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. @MatJHinchliffe


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

An Actor's Choice No. 8 - Liz Ewing

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