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Robert Lindsay on playing Onassis

More than 30 years after his death a play starring Robert Lindsay is putting Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis back in the spotlight.

Onassis is currently running in London's West End, so Lindsay spoke to BBC Breakfast to explain why he enjoys playing what he describes as a 'Machiavellian' character.

  • 14 Oct 2010
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