Does the thought of a workshop on Shakespeare’s use of verse fill you with dread?  It’s really great fun, not at all complicated, and a few little tricks can unlock an Aladdin’s cave of ideas.

This will be a 2 hour, FREE, closed workshop, taking place in the Stalls Bar of the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Places are extremely limited, so if you’d like the opportunity to take part, send in your CV to (subject heading VERSE SPEAKING) with a short covering note and please include your telephone number.
Closing date Friday 13 April. If you have not heard by the end of Monday 16 April then please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

About Rupert

In 26 years as a professional actor, Rupert has appeared in over 20 Shakespeare productions, as well as devising and running workshops for Shakespeare’s Globe, The English Shakespeare Company, The Young Shakespeare Company and The Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park.  Notable credits include playing Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet at Regent’s Park, directed by Dame Judi Dench, Edmund in King Lear at Ludlow Festival and Captain Gower in Henry V, Nick Hytner’s inaugural production as Artistic Director of the National Theatre.

Rupert trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Theatre credits include: Imaginationship (Finborough Theatre), Stalin’s Favourite (National Tour), Private Lives (Nottingham Playhouse), Defying Hitler (National Tour and 59 E59 Theater, New York), Quartermaine’s Terms (Salisbury Playhouse), Journey’s End (Comedy Theatre), Henry V (National Theatre), The Winslow Boy (Chichester Festival Theatre and National Tour), Not About Heroes (National Tour), Death and the Maiden (King’s Head Theatre), Othello (National Tour), Hamlet (Greenwich Theatre), King Lear (Ludlow Festival), Romeo and Juliet (Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester).

Film credits include: Journey’s End, Woman in Gold, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Stand Off and The Bourne Identity.

Television includes: Silk, The Space Race, Waking the Dead, A Dance to the Music of Time and Band of Brothers.

 Radio includes: Betsie and the Emperor and Poetry Please.