Can You Hear Me At The Back?

It may surprise those of you in the great North American continent to learn that, until recently, straight plays in London's West End were not amplified. British actors learned their craft with a view to working in theatre, rather than in film and television, and were taught how to project so that they could be heard at the back of the most unforgiving auditorium. Of course, times change, and now the focus is much more on the silver and small screens. Theatre is where you go for a bit of

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