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To learn more about Paul Scofield's life and career, visit these links:
• Youtube: search for Paul Scofield Documentary
Youtube: Director Michael Langham describes
Scofield as a "spiritual actor." Discussion of his performance as the Ghost in Mel Gibson's Hamlet.
Wikipedia: "Paul Scofield,"
Simon Callow: Simon Callow relives the thrill of performing with the sweet, courteous man who once called him a monster
Ian McKellan Web Site
TIME Magazine Web Site, Introverted Englishman
British Library Theatre Archive Project
Times Online, The beauty of a voice like Paul Scofield's by Paul Donovan, March 29, 2009
Azary Messerer: Gifts Exchanged with Paul Scofield. (A Russian actor tells of Scofield's tours behind the Iron Curtain and the impact they had on Russian artists).


The Guardian, Paul Scofield, The Oscar-winning star of A Man For All Seasons was one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of all time by Lyn Gardner
The Boston Globe, 'A Man for All Seasons' was an actor for all roles by Mark Feeney
The Independent, Paul Scofield: Oscar-winning actor whose phenomenal range was unmatched in his generation by Alan Strachan
World Socialist Web Site, I’m an actor because I’m good at it, By Paul Bond
New York Times, Paul Scofield, British Actor, Dies at 86

Lillian and Helen C. Ross. The Player: Profile of an Art. (1961)
O'Connor, Garry. Paul Scofield: An Actor For All Seasons. (2002)

The webmeister recommends:
A Man for All Seasons: film; widely available
Hamlet: CD available at www.bookdepository.co.uk
Henry IV, part 1: Download available at emusic.com (listed under Marlowe Society)
The Train: film; widely available
Expresso Bongo: CD, Original Cast Recording. Available from must-close-saturday-records [http://www.must-close-saturday-records.co.uk/html/home.html]

The webmeister would love to recommend these radio plays but cannot because they cannot be had legally. Please send a request for broadcast to BBC Radio 7 [http://www.bbc.co.uk/feedback/].
Swan Song
Vivat Rex

TV programs
The Ambassadors
Male of the Species



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