• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Arts and Culture

Asian actor puts a Midlands spin on modern Romeo

SHAKESPEARE REIMAGINED: Bally Gill brings a modern, West Midlands flavour to the timeless love story (Photo by: RSC)

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING AN ASIAN actor has urged young people to engage in the arts as he praised drama for changing his life. Bally Gill, 25, stars as Romeo in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) current production of Romeo And Juliet. The Coventry-born actor did not have access to a drama department while at school, so he is keen to engage with young people, in order for them to get involved in the arts and reap the benefits. A shy teenager at school, Gill revealed that drama provided him with the confidence he has carried into adult life. It was…

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