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Sabina 1998

 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:13 am    Post subject: Sabina 1998 Reply with quote

In 1998 Paul decided to tread the boards from February 5 through March 14 at the Bush Theatre and play the part of Carl Jung in Sabina, Snoo Wilson's play about the life of Sabina Spielrein, a Russian teenager treated by Jung for hysteria. She was his lover for a while and eventually became a renowned psychiatrist in her own right. Her life was also the subject of a 2003 movie with Iain Glenn as Jung and Emilia Fox as Sabina. If you'd like to read more about Sabina, see: http://www.utpjournals.com/product/utq/723/723_review_munk.html.
An interview with the film's director Roberto Faenza can be found here:
http://www.cineuropa.org/interview.aspx?documentID=18358&lang=en.

Now here's Paul in some scenes from the play, which starred Susan Vidler as Sabina. The pics are from Alex's Rag Bag at www.pmeb.org.

















During the play's run various members of the fledgling Paul McGann Estrogen Brigade went to see it multiple times, including a contingent from tthe US. Paul had been teased during a radio interview (God of the Week) about his American fans coming such a long way to see him, and he said they just wanted to see him in his boxers.

I got these three photos of Paul at the Bush Theatre from eBay (which is a great source of Paulish items):







PMEBers account and pics of the occasion can be found here: http://pmeb.org/bio_frame.html

Estelle
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's got legs...he knows how to use 'em... (Sorry. Old ZZ Top tune...)

I love these pics, thanks so much for putting them up Estelle. Smile I love the theatricality of them (well it is the theatah for heaven's sake, Teri! Shocked ), the lighting, the intimacy of the setting. And I love all the PMEB history behind this play, too--that was quite the magical night for them all. Smile



(Btw, Paul looks great in his underwear, too. Smile )
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The movie was disturbing in many ways, and in others, very erotic. I enjoyed it.

It makes me wonder about the play......

Thanks for posting these, hadn't seen them before.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Teri wrote:
He's got legs...he knows how to use 'em... (Sorry. Old ZZ Top tune...)


Off topic, but anyways: it reminds of something I've read is history class, a long time ago, of an 18th century emperor who was recruiting soldiers for his private guard. One of the criteria was that the soldier had to have well turned ankles. I think Paul would have passed that criterion. But the soldiers also had to be more than 6 ft tall, so maybe not. Rolling Eyes

But Paul does have well turned ankles, so there. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

moetushie wrote:
But Paul does have well turned ankles, so there. Wink


His head is a bit oversized compared to the rest of him, though. Of course, you don't notice this once he starts talking to you. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think I would have noticed the size of his head for the gorgeousness of his legs! Wonga!

He has so many weapons with which to devastate a female audience! Must have been a fabulous time.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, another wicked thought! Seeing as how Paul likes to either nip theatrical clothes for his own collection or wears his own - I wonder if this is his choice in underwear? Sorry - someone had to ask and you know you all were thinking it! Cool
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hadn't been thinking it, but I am now! Surprised
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOL! Laughing
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