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Interview: David Haig on King Lear and The Wright Way

<em>Lloyd Evans</em> meets the ever-versatile David Haig

27 July 2013

9:00 AM

27 July 2013

9:00 AM

David Haig is one of those actors who can’t escape the visual identity of his characters. He’s the sad suburban salaryman. He’s the pasty-faced petty bureaucrat. He’s the bungling office curmudgeon with a volcanic temper. He just looks that way. Except that he doesn’t. I barely recognise the suntanned Bohemian figure who strolls up and shakes me by the hand.

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