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Slim Chances With Additions & Afterthoughts

by Edward Petherbridge

Edward Petherbridge is one of Britain’s finest and most highly respected actors. This limited-edition five-hour compilation features a glorious selection of prose and verse from Petherbridge’s book, Slim Chances and Unscheduled Appearances (published 2011), as well as new, never-before-published material.
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1. Theatre in My Lifetime Edward Petherbridge
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2. But That Is Already 720 Words... Edward Petherbridge
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3. Beckett, in His Late Period... Edward Petherbridge
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4. My First Acting Lesson... Edward Petherbridge
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5. The Plumber's Visit... Edward Petherbridge
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6. Evans Linked the Fairytale World... Edward Petherbridge
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7. Early Doors and Scenic Effects Edward Petherbridge
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8. Remembering It Through Rose... Edward Petherbridge
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9. The Layman's First Question.. Edward Petherbridge
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10. The Extent of Mr Coverdale's Pastoral... Edward Petherbridge
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11. Richard II in Coronation Year (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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12. Chapel Street (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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13. The Triumphs of Repertoire Edward Petherbridge
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14. When I Joined the Company... Edward Petherbridge
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15. I Don't Know Who Else Was Watching... Edward Petherbridge
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16. The Glories of Ensemble (Conclusion) Edward Petherbridge
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17. The Old Smell (Trelawny of the Wells) Edward Petherbridge
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18. Since the First First Night of Trelawny... Edward Petherbridge
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19. Example of What the Tempo of Thought... Edward Petherbridge
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20. On the Road to Elsinore... Edward Petherbridge
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21. Summoned to Olivier's Office... Edward Petherbridge
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22. Other Qualifications for Guil? Edward Petherbridge
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23. 'it's a Long Play' Said Harold Hobson... Edward Petherbridge
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24. Reading Tynan's Published Diaries... Edward Petherbridge
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25. Any Little Fish Edward Petherbridge & Jason Carr
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26. Words for Dad (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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27. To Mother (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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28. Swan Song and Genesis in Sheffield Edward Petherbridge
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29. Reminded of Maggie Smith's Appraisal.. Edward Petherbridge
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30. Arriving in Sheffield... Edward Petherbridge
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31. The Actors' Company Edward Petherbridge
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32. New Yorker Review Edward Petherbridge
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33. Knots Edward Petherbridge
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34. Tower of Babel... Edward Petherbridge
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35. Acting Chekhov Is All Vulnerability... Edward Petherbridge
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36. New York Times Review Edward Petherbridge
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37. Adventures With Newman Noggs Edward Petherbridge
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38. The Royal Shakespeare Company... Edward Petherbridge
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39. The Evanescence of a First Night... Edward Petherbridge
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40. The Big Room Was Within the Burnt-Out... Edward Petherbridge
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41. Did Anyone Caution Trevor... Edward Petherbridge
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42. I Have Been in Rehearsals Where... Edward Petherbridge
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43. Comedy Must Be Played... Edward Petherbridge
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44. In My Battered, Dog-Eared Copy ... Edward Petherbridge
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45. The Letter Is That Handed to Nicholas... Edward Petherbridge
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46. Messrs Edgar, Nunn & Caird... Edward Petherbridge
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47. Our Dressing Rooms Were so Cramped... Edward Petherbridge
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48. Voice Over (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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49. When Your Lover Says Goodbye Edward Petherbridge & Jason Carr
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50. T'old Field (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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51. Peter Wimsey Edward Petherbridge
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52. Since 1987 People Have Been Telling Me Edward Petherbridge
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53. I Had an Idea in Liverpool... Edward Petherbridge
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54. Amongst Many Irons I Had in My Fire... Edward Petherbridge
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55. The Toff Edward Petherbridge
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56. Mrs Worthington Edward Petherbridge & Jason Carr
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57. King Lear Edward Petherbridge
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58. A Lot of Work On This Same Kitchen Table Edward Petherbridge
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59. The Difference Is That We Are Not... Edward Petherbridge
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60. An Actor Repairs (Poem) Edward Petherbridge
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61. The Fantasticks Edward Petherbridge
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62. Our Lear (Sonnet) Edward Petherbridge
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
STOPPARD’s original Guildenstern, a heartbreaking Newman Noggs and a definitive Lord Peter Wimsey, Edward Petherbridge is one of Britain’s finest and most highly respected actors. In a distinguished career spanning more than half a century he has proved equally at home in Greek tragedy and French farce, in Shakespeare and Chekhov, Moliere and O’Neill, Beckett and Bennett, Coward and Kurt Weill.
This limited-edition five-hour compilation features a glorious selection of prose and verse from Petherbridge’s book, Slim Chances and Unscheduled Appearances (published 2011), as well as new, never-before-published material. It includes snatches of the original music from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (NT, 1967) and Nicholas Nickleby (RSC, 1980) and Petherbridge singing a number from the Broadway musical Coco and two songs by Noël Coward, with Jason Carr at the piano. The final CD brings us right up to date as Petherbridge prepares to play King Lear in an imaginative two-man exploration with Paul Hunter, My Perfect Mind, which opens early in 2013.

‘Those who haven’t met Petherbridge or seen his work will sense, in his words here, what
they are missing.’ Ian McKellen

‘The passages on the National under Olivier are priceless.’ Michael Coveney

‘Edward Petherbridge has produced a charming and insightful narrative, full of humour, theatrical lore and honesty. A must for anyone interested in 20th-century theatre.’ A. L. Kennedy


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