11 Questions with the cast of Measure for Measure – Matthew Wynn

Young Vic production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE by William Shakespeare directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins

Matthew Wynn (right) in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Photo by Keith Pattison.

Matthew Wynn is currently playing Barnardine in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Here are his answers to our 11 Questions…

Can you describe your character in Measure for Measure in three words?
Perfect boyfriend material.

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?
Educating the lovely Sadie who does my tattoo’s about real music. She thinks Beyonce is good. Bless!

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
Christie In Love – I played the Constable.

What is your favourite word?
Middlesbrough 6-0.

What are you most passionate about?
Acting, motorbikes, cars, the Boro, animal welfare and my battersea dog ‘Summy’.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Middlesbrough F.C. Champions League winning players.

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Rhodes  – riding a motorbike around a Greek island is heaven.

Favourite city and why?
Frankfurt – great beer, food and music.

What is your favourite song?
Wherever You May Go by David Coverdale.

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
The time before mobile phones and the internet. I experienced some of it. Fantastic!!!

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
To be able to ride my motorbike like Valentino Rossi. That ain’t natural, its definitely supernatural. Why? Why not!

Measure for Measure runs at the YV until 14 Nov. Book tickets and find out more on our website.

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