Nicol Williamson obituary | Stage | The Guardian

Nicol Williamson, whose death of oesophageal cancer at the age of 73 has been announced, was arguably the most electrifying actor of his generation, but one whose career flickered and faded like a faulty light fitting.

via Nicol Williamson obituary | Stage | The Guardian.

I interviewed Williamson for Melody Maker when he got back from Israel, where he’d had a bit of a run-in with Bob Dylan who was staying at the same hotel and complained about Nicol’s all-night noisy carousing. “I got the impression Dylan was a bit of a tight-arse,” he told me. I went up to Stratford to meet him, where he was in the Scotch play.

Nicol Williamson in Macbeth


About Karl Dallas

Former BBC and IRN presenter, presenter of jazz, classical, movie and talk shows on Bradford Community Broadcasting, editor and presenter of VideoCaroline, "the best TV over the Seven Seas".
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