George Asprey (The Lion King, The Crown, The Gentlemen) who has played Scar for the last 10 years in the London production of the Lion King gives an insight into why it's so important to know your material as an actor.
About George Asprey:
George recently filmed the role of Denis Stewart in WITHOUT REMORSE opposite Michael B. Jordan for Paramount. He can also currently be seen as Lord Snowball in Miramax’s THE GENTLEMEN opposite Matthew McConaughey, directed by Guy Ritchie. George also filmed the significant role of Jonathan Rees QC in FOUR LIVES directed by David Blair for BBC1. For several years he has played the iconic role of Scar in THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre in the London’s West End. He also played the recurring role of Walter Monckton in two seasons of THE CROWN directed by Stephen Daldry for Netflix. His other credits include the BBC’s WALKING THE DEAD, UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS for the BBC and THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED for Disney.