Theatre Lives: In conversation with Imelda Staunton
In the final part of our exclusive Theatre Lives series, Imelda Staunton talks with Digital Theatre’s Fiona Lindsay about her career and working in theatre.
You didn’t go to London, you certainly didn’t make films or television
Staunton has been nominated for a total of 11 Olivier awards, winning four times. Her extensive theatre credits include Gypsy, Good People, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, The Beggar’s Opera and Guys and Dolls. Staunton is also well-known for originating the role of Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Her other film work includes Pride, Maleficent, Nanny McPhee and Vera Drake. Other awards include best actress awards from BAFTA, the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards and the Venice Film Festival.
The conversation is only available to watch on The Stage website until December 7, 2016
This conversation is no longer available to watch on The Stage website.
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What is Theatre Lives?
Filmed in a studio setting at the Lyric Hammersmith, guests reveal the influences, motivation and challenges that they’ve experienced during their lives in theatre to Fiona Lindsay, creative producer at Digital Theatre+, in a series of candid conversations lasting from 40 minutes to one hour. The series will also feature:
“We’re delighted to be teaming up with Digital Theatre on this great new series, which we hope will see established stars passing on their expertise to future generations of performers and theatremakers.”
Alistair Smith, editor, The Stage
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