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28 March

Posted: March 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »


I know many of you are new fans so this is a flashback to 1989. Ben and new wife Francesca Buller were cast in Dustin Hoffman’s Merchant of Venice on Broadway. Francesca had also been in the London production. She told a wonderful story at one of the Farscape cons about one of the early rehearsals in New York. The cast is all crowded in a room and Dustin Hoffman makes the suggestion on the direction someone comes on stage for swordplay. She panics as she hears a familiar voice saying No no  as they have just moved here and need the job! Ben proceeds to demonstrate and Dustin Hoffman see his point . Special thanks to Auntie Nora for helping my memory on this!