Do You Know Who I Am? : A Memoir
Tim Pigott-Smith is one of our most loved contemporary actors whose distinctive face is known the world over. Ever since his rise to fame playing the part of Ronald Merrick in the TV adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown (an adaptation of Paul Scott s Raj Quartet), he has been consistently employed on stage and film in a huge variety of roles. Most recently he completed a long run in the title role of Mark Bartlett s award-winning play King Charles III, which then transferred to Broadway. His versatility is astonishing.
Throughout this book, Pigott-Smith writes fascinatingly about theatrical, acting and production technique, giving unique insight into the actor s trade. Like the books of Anthony Sher and Simon Callow, this book says much about the actor s art, delivery, and technique. There is also perceptive critical appreciation of other acting geniuses he has worked with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, and countless others.
Accompanied by black and white photographs, Do You Know Who I Am? is an immensely entertaining memoir from one of our great theatrical talents.