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Kenneth Branagh relied on Sir Laurence Olivier’s advice to play great actor

Linda BarnardMovie Writer Actor-director Kenneth Branagh once turned to theatre legend Sir Laurence Olivier for advice when he was a teenager at drama school and struggling with a role. He was surprised when Olivier replied to his letter and simply advised him, “to have a bash and hope for the best.” Today, Branagh feels the […]

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