Archive: Paul Blackwell

Date posted: 7 Sep 2012Author: STC

It is always wonderful to welcome back to STC artists will long-running connections to the company. Actor Paul Blackwell, who will play the title role in Vere (Faith) for STC in 2013, certainly fits this category, having first performed at STC more than 20 years ago. Here we look at his time trodding the boards at The Wharf...

Paul's first appearance at STC was alongside Bob Hornery, Keith Robinson and Arky Michael in The Ham Funeralin 1989. (Photo: Stuart Campbell)

Two years later, Paul joined an impressive cast (including Kerry Walker, Camilla Ah Kin and Paul Livingston) for a production of The Government Inspector. (Photo: Robert McFarlane)

This was followed by The Trackers of Oxyrhynchusin 1992, then Tom Stoppard's Arcadiain 1994. That same year, Paul appeared in our 1994 production of Michael Gow's Away, which played at the Riverside Theatres at Parramatta. (Photo: Branco Gaica)

In 1995, he appeared in Two Weeks with the Queenwith Glenn Hazeldine. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

Paul returned to STC inn 1997 to perform in Tartuffe, alongside David Wenham. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

Paul's last appearance at STC was in 2009, when he starred in the stirring family drama When the Rain Stops Falling, which played at Sydney Opera House. (Photo: Wend Lear)

Vere (Faith), Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 9 November - 7 December, 2013.