He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Anthony Quayle, Michael Redgrave, Harry Andrews, Hugh Griffith, Alan Badel, Heather Stannard, and Hazel Penwarden in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.
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[in 1974] I was up to, I'm told, because, of course, you don't remember if you drink that much, about two-and-a-half to three bottles of hard liquor a day. Fascinating idea, of course, drink on that scale. It's rather nice to have gone through it and to have survived.
Burton received the first retrospective of his work since his death during Bradford Film Festival 2002 - almost 18 years after his death on Sunday, August 5, 1984. Twelve films were screened, among them Look Back in Anger
(1977) and Nineteen Eighty-Four
(1984), his final picture. The festival, which christened its Burton season Lion of the Welsh, also featured a strand...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.