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Most people are other people

Tom Hollander by Stuart Pearson Wright, 2004 - © Stuart Pearson Wright

Tom Hollander
by Stuart Pearson Wright, 2004
© Stuart Pearson Wright

Past display archive
Until 11 June 2006


Room 37a

This display is a celebration of the actor's profession and a survey of the great wealth of talent that exists in Britain today. Bringing together actors from film, theatre and television, these drawings give us a rare insight into their private moments behind the public image, raising questions of self, reality and the performance of everyday life.

Most people are other people: Portraits of actors from Britain and Ireland

- Stuart Pearson Wright website

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