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Exclusive: Gary Oldman: We had to beg from the Royal Court stage

Dark Knight Rises and Harry Potter star Gary Oldman shares memories of his time onstage at the Royal Court to mark the theatre's 60th birthday

New writing powerhouse the Royal Court turns 60 this year. To celebrate, actors, directors and writers will share their memories and experiences of the theatre.

As a treat, we have a series of exclusive videos for WhatsOnStage readers which we will share over the coming few weeks. Here the Batman and Harry Potter star talks about working onstage at the Court and why he wouldn't exist if the Royal Court didn't.

Watch Gary Oldman on the Royal Court

Head to the Royal Court's Sixty Years New site for more videos over the coming month.

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch on the Royal Court here