Lolly Susi's interviews with the actor and teacher George Hall are a unique insight into the mind of a great all-round theatre practitioner. It is a must read for actors, academics, students and theatre buffs.
George Hall trained at Old Vic Theatre School and worked as an actor at the Old Vic, in regional theatre, on radio, television and film. He has worked in cabaret, as writer, composer, performer and director. He has composed scores for the Old Vic, Royal Shakespeare Company and for plays for film and television. George was director of the Acting Course at Central School of Speech and Drama for many years. He is currently on the staff of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Lolly Susi has a B.A. from Tufts University, a Diploma in Acting from the Central School of Speech and Drama and has been a professional actress both in America and the UK. Her credits include plays for the Royal National Theatre, the English Shakespeare Company, several regional repertory theatres, tours throughout Great Britain and abroad, as well as numerous film and TV roles. She has directed and assistant directed shows at the Sheffield Crucible, the Newcastle Playhouse, the Hawaii Performing Arts Company, and the Manoa Valley Theatre and in London at Off Stage Downstairs, the Good Luck Theatre, and the Royal National Theatre for their studio series in the Cottesloe. The Hampstead Theatre produced her first play, ‘Gone to L.A.’ and commissioned her second, ‘Ice Out at the Big Dog’. Oberon published her first book, ‘The Central Book: 100-year History of the Central School of Speech and Drama’.