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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS 7: The Make Up Box

Hello All! And sorry for the week’s delay. I got a touch distracted by my mad decision to both direct and act in ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ on Salt Spring Island, where I live. We opened last week – went … Continue reading

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Action! Making a movie trailer for my new novel ‘Plague’

“I need … Caravaggio! Give me chiaroscuro. Light the candle! Camera ready? Now… Action!” OK. So I got a little carried away. But it was my directorial debut, after all.  And the  cameraman –  my friend, the Emmy award winning … Continue reading

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A Radio interview: Talking of movies, books, plays – and a sword!

Hello All! Here’s a radio interview I did this morning for the terrific Susan Wingate. Bizarrely she lives about six miles away from my British Columbian island on an American island, San Juan – or as we Brits prefer to … Continue reading

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Eating Crowe (Russell) – a Gladiator speaks!

I tell you, I’d have eaten Russell Crowe. I mean, look at me. The 1000 yard stare. The  pecs. The casual grip on my weapon. I was a highly trained Retiarius ( a net and trident man) Meet Metellus, Gladiator … Continue reading

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Last headshot of 2013: The Author as Jewish Rebel!

Tis the season… so I thought I might put out this shot from the archive. Vaguely appropriate – I was playing a Judean Zealot at the time of Our Lord. In fact my first scene in the Biblical Roman epic … Continue reading

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Haircut 100 – Ah, the Early 80’s!

I haven’t got an exact date on this photo. Clues – length of hair and the style of leather jacket point to 1981 or so. The jacket was actor’s booty – bought for half price after a shoot. It was … Continue reading

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A Theatrical Tale; or, see me in Pantaloons

Here’s a video from the recent launch of ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’ at Bard on the Beach, Vancouver. I talk about my greatest ever theatrical exit – as Oberon, in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. I’m introduced by the charming Artistic Director of … Continue reading

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