” An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing? “


” I’ve always worked a bit like a cook in a big restaurant, where you’ve got lots and lots of things laid out and you go and look into one cauldron and you look into the other and you see what’s coming to the boil. “


” A British actor will savour every syllable of a Shakespearean line, while a French actor will drive to the end of a sentence or a speech with a propulsive rhythm: the thing you never say to a French actor is, ‘Take your time.’ “


” Never ask yourself what you have learned… only ask yourself what are the circumstances which are different from last year. In that way, you can apply last year’s lessons. “


” As a young man, I experimented with everything. “



All 5 Peter Brook Quotes about You in picture


An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?
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A British actor will savour every syllable of a Shakespearean line, while a French actor will drive to the end of a sentence or a speech with a propulsive rhythm: the thing you never say to a French actor is,
Never ask yourself what you have learned... only ask yourself what are the circumstances which are different from last year. In that way, you can apply last year
As a young man, I experimented with everything.
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