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The Creative Conversation #4 - Craig Pearce

Two actors in a room usually lends itself to a lot of hamming up and playing around.

Screenwriter Craig Pearce delivered on all those dreams and more in our conversation, with charming anecdotes about the painful process of getting what you see in your head out onto a piece of paper, and what a young rockstar Shakespeare's life would have looked like in Elizabethan England.

Craig has won a BAFTA and AFI awards for his work with Baz Luhrmann in Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby, and as of our conversation was just about to start production on a musical version of Strictly Ballroom and a TV series, Will, based on the life of a young Shakespeare.

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