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Anton Chekhov

It is fortunate that so remarkable a writer and man has attracted so remarkable an actor as Michael Pennington... Chekhov in all his humour and humanity

-Sunday Telegraph

Marvellously done... Chekhov to the life

-New York Times

Totally compelling... A beautifully modulated piece of acting

-The Guardian

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Sweet William

The incomparable Michael Pennington has done Sweet William proud.

-Daily Mail

Michael Pennington, a world-renowned Shakespearean whose every breath is a master class in acting

-Chicago Centerstage

A delightful and illuminating show... Warm, wise and illuminating

-Daily Telegraph

To watch a 15-minute excerpt of Sweet William on You Tube click on the following link:

http://www.youtube. com/watch?v=LP_nV SYa1Qs

To watch a 15-minute excerpt of Anton Chekhov on You Tube click on the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=GzV3TIhi3HA

Sweet William

Twenty Thousand Hours with Shakespeare

Nick Hern Books (2012)

“Michael Pennington’s book will excite and enchant….”

-British Theatre Guide

…I can’t remember when I learned so much from a single volume…a must-read for anyone interested in Shakespeare from almost any angle…

-The Stage