Let's be honest. Maternal West End theatregoers, in particular, caused an uproar and boycotted the show. While the presence of a nude year-old on stage is a striking image, and understandably so, it is in no way gratuitous.
Minutes before he rang, he was doing television press. I manage to keep press on the whole to talking about work, and the little bits I talk about my relationship is all fairly common knowledge anyway. Basically, I try to bore the press into submission.
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has said he put his foot down when he was asked to strip off for his latest role - because he has shown too much already. Asked about filming the second series of the Sky Arts comedy drama A Young Doctor's Notebookhe said: "I think there was a discussion about possible nudity for one scene and I think my comment was, 'I got naked in three films last year, please can I not? Radcliffe, who appeared in a bath with Hamm in the first series of A Young Doctor's Notebookjoked: "We don't get naked in this series, much to everyone's disappointment.
Daniel Radcliffe says he has just been called a national treasure, and it has left him discombobulated. He has a point: most people his age have barely started out. But here he is, at 24, more than half his life spent in the business, 16 movies behind him, eight of them Harry Potter blockbusters. It feels as if he's been with us for ever.
It was Joanna Christie's big night as she trod the boards at the premiere of a new stage version of Equus. Radcliffe received a standing ovation at the end of his West End stage debut in Peter Shaffer's play. Celebrity guests were united in their praise for Radcliffe who plays Alan Strang, a troubled stablehand who has an erotic fixation with horses.
DRESSED in a leather jacket and hunched antisocially over his cellphone, Daniel Radcliffe could have been any other disaffected teenager adrift in gadget-world. But suddenly he looked up and leapt to his feet as if prodded by Emily Post herself. Radcliffe explained.
When he first got cast as Harry Potter seven years ago, at age 11, Daniel Radcliffe was about the same height as his costars. Not any more. So does he have to stand on boxes or something? When it comes to acting, however, Radcliffe is a very serious, ambitious young man.
The former Emmerdale actor plays teenager Alan Strang, who is examined by a psychiatrist after blinding a group of horses. That production made headlines around the world when Radcliffe appeared naked on stage. Kai said he knows the five-minute scene will still be a talking point.
Equus is a drama play by Peter Shaffer written intelling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. Shaffer was inspired to write Equus when he heard of a crime involving a year-old who blinded six horses in a small town in Suffolk. The play's action is something of a detective story, involving the attempts of the child psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart to understand the cause of the boy's actions while wrestling with his own sense of purpose.