Roger Rees was an incredible actor. I first saw him in the TV production of Nicholas Nickelby. For which he won an Emmy. He won a Tony for it also. 

  
The character had such passion, I fell in love and blushed. I was a teenager. 

His performance inspired one of my best poems. Which I lost some years ago. But I remember one  stanza, the last one. 

I love him in a passion

A flush of blood in cheek

A scream, A rage, A kiss

Goodbye Roger, not many people’s performances are brilliant enough to turn into a MUSE. 

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