He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, John Neville, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, Robert Hardy, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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Did You Know?
Generally if you mention the word Shakespeare in Hollywood, everybody leaves the room.
Circa 1970, Burton's fellow Celt (and cinema superstar) Sean Connery
, who had received excellent reviews for his portrayal of the doomed king in a 1960 Canadian television version of "Macbeth", hoped to launch a big-screen version of the Scottish play. Sean Connery
's plans were foiled when Roman Polanski
's version went into production for Hugh M. Hefner
's Playboy Productions. Burton, who had won ...