Edward Bennett and Sam Cox On Acting, Lovesong by Abi Morgan


Abi Morgan
Lyric Hammersmith
Directed by Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett

Two actors share one part. How do they go about thinking about becoming one? Edward Bennett and Sam Cox consider their approach to creating the same character and reveal the similarities and differences. 

Production duration: 9 min 53 sec

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Cast & creative team


  • William
    Edward Bennett
  • Maggie
    Siân Phillips
  • Billy
    Sam Cox
  • Margaret
    Leanne Rowe


  • Abi Morgan
  • Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett
    Direction & Choreography
  • Merle Hensel
  • Andy Purves
    Lighting Design
  • Carolyn Downing
    Sound Design
  • Ian William Galloway
    Video Design
  • Adam Young
    Video Design
  • Sarah Hughes
  • Helen Porter
    Singing & Voice
  • Geordie Brookman
    Assistant Director
  • David Harraway
    Production Manager
  • Joni Carter
    Company Stage Manager
  • Aled Thomas
    Technical Stage Manager
  • Ben Walden
    Sound & Video Supervisor