Mean, not so lean for Henry IV

By Ron Cerabona
Updated April 18 2018 - 12:48pm, first published February 26 2013 - 4:07am

John Bell did not look his usual lean self on stage. The co-artistic director of Bell Shakespeare donned a fat suit, a bikie outfit and make-up to transform himself into the roguish Sir John Falstaff in the company's new production of Henry 4, which premiered at the Playhouse on Tuesday night.