Now in paperback: Sir Antony Sher's acclaimed account of researching, rehearsing and performing Falstaff, one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. Richly supplemented by Sher's own paintings and sketches, this text is destined to rank as an enduring account of the creation of a one of the greatest roles in English drama.
About the Author
ANTONY SHER was born in South Africa and shot to fame as an actor for the Richard III that provided the subject for his acclaimed book, Year of the King. He has worked extensively in theatre, film and television and has published several novels, a book of his paintings and an autobiography, Beside Myself. His plays are published by Nick Hern Books. He was knighted in 2000.