11 Questions with the cast of Once in a Lifetime – Otto Farrant

You may remember Otto Farrant from *that* scene in A Streetcar Named Desire, but this winter he’s back in “stunningly stylish” (Metro ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️) Once in a Lifetime treading the Young Vic boards as eccentric German film director, Kammerling.

We challenged Otto to answer our 11 Questions below.


Otto Farrant in Once in a Lifetime. Photo by Johan Persson. 

Can you describe your character in Once in a Lifetime in three words?

Wears furry knickers

What’s it been like working with Richard Jones?

A Once in a Lifetime opportunity…

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?

Actors. No, seriously…

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?

Calming down Daniel Abelson

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

What is your favourite midnight snack?

Mint tea

What was it that first got you interested in the theatre?

Gavroche singing ‘Little People’ from Les Mis.

Where is your favourite place in the world?

LONDON (South of the river, of course)

If days were 28 hours long, what would you do with the 4 extra hours?

Learn French and/or Russian

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?

Right here, right now

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?

The power to multitask

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