11 Questions with the cast of Measure for Measure – Sarah Malin


Sarah Malin in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Photo by Keith Pattison.

Sarah Malin is currently playing Escalus in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. Here are her answers to our 11 Questions…

Can you describe your character in Measure for Measure in three words?
Authoritative, harassed, efficient.

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?
Singing to Duncan, who checks the mics.

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
The Winter’s Tale.

What is your favourite midnight snack?
Coca and toast.

What is your favourite word?
Gusset or rebarbative.   

What are you most passionate about?
Feminism, my children and stories.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Books and cheese. Cheesy book and Michael Fassbender.

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Camping in France last year.

What is your favourite song?
Grapefruit Moon by Tom Waits.

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
A flapper hit, only if I could be Daisy in the Great Gatsby. The Parties.

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
Flying. It looks like fun and I’d never be late.

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

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