Antony Sher

The actor Anthony Sher became well-known to television audiences when he took the lead in The History Man and has established a special talent for Shakespeare, in particular Richard the Third. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he recalls his upbringing in South Africa and his subsequent career in the British theatre.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Book: Blank sketchbook or journal
Luxury: Pens, charcoal, paints

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40 minutes

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Fri 11 Dec 1987 09:05

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestAntony Sher

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