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  • Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) 2010 - Index of articles, audio and images

  • Inside/Out with Linda Marlowe, professional actress and trapeze artist
    April 30, 2010

    Describe yourself in five words?
    Manic, mother, workaholic . . . that's it!

    What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
    You're a long time dead.

    What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
    Smuggle drugs into America.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My anger.

    What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
    Being bored.

    Do you have any strange hobbies?
    Taking on ridiculous challenges.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    My mouth.

    What is your greatest extravagance?

    What have you got in your fridge?
    Very little.

    What is your greatest fear?
    The dark. When I can't see things I always feel more fearful.

    What have you got in your pockets right now?

    What is your favourite journey?
    To South America and to Zimbabwe.

    Who are your heroes in real life?
    Nelson Mandela. Linda Quinn (female writer) for what's she's been through, yet achieving such a state of happiness.

    When and where were you happiest?
    During the late 60s and the 70s.

    What's your biggest vice?

    What were you like at school?
    I loved school because it got me away from home. Very very happy. A leader.

    What are you doing next?
    I'm playing Hamlet with a company of Georgian Puppets.


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