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Meet the Cast – David Clayton

David Clayton

Give us your full name and the character you are playing.
David Cameron Clayton, The Archbishop of Canterbury

Where in the world are you from?
Born in Germany, grew up all over the world.

What was your first theatrical experience, either on stage or in the auditorium?
I was Joseph in my primary school Nativity and I threw up on Jesus

What was your first experience of Marlowe?
The August run of Edward II in the Tristan Bates.

What’s the event in the play that you’re most excited about discovering?
 (Spoilers) The death of Edward II, in the huge Greenwich space it is going to be epic.

Who’s your favourite character, other than your own?
Implying anyone is better than Canterbury! I think Gaveston is great, he’s such a lovable rogue.

Tell us the title of your favourite play.
Journey’s End

Who is your theatrical inspiration?
Philip Ridley

If you had to choose, who is your favourite actor?
Natalie Dormer

What’s your favourite game show?
This Japanese one where four contestants have to get up really slippy stairs

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Meet the Cast – David Clayton

David Clayton

Give us your full name and the character you are playing.
David Clayton, The Archbishop of Canterbury

Where in the world are you from?
Germany

What was your first theatrical experience, either on stage or in the auditorium?
A GCSE production of the Bacchae at Dauntsey’s School.

What was your first experience of Marlowe?
This Production!

What’s the event in the play that you’re most excited about discovering?
The Murder of Gaveston

Who’s your favourite character, other than your own?
Gaveston, a rogue I love to hate.

Tell us the title of your favourite play.
I’m a huge Philip Ridley fan but if I had to pick I’d choose Mercury Fur.

Who is your theatrical inspiration?
Ian Mckellen

If you had to choose, who is your favourite actor?
At the moment Lena Headey, but that might be Season 7 of Game of Thrones talking.

What’s your favourite game show?
Pointless

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