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Peter Brook (I)


Born in London, Peter was educated at Westminster, and Magdalen College Oxford. He has staged numerous productions for Birmingham Rep, Stratford Upon Avon and Broadway. In 1962 he was appointed Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, a position he held for 2 decades. His most famous stage productions have been Marat/Sade, Tempest, The Visit, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lord of the Flies
(1963)
King Lear
King Lear Writer
(1971)

Filmography

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 2012 Peter Brook: The Tightrope (Documentary) (writer)
 2002 The Tragedy of Hamlet (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1990 The Mahabharata (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- War (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Game of Dice (1990) ... (screenplay)
- Exile in the Forest (1990) ... (screenplay)
 1984 Swann in Love
 1983 La tragédie de Carmen (adapted by)
 1971 King Lear
 1968 Tell Me Lies (adaptation)
 1967 Ride of the Valkyrie (Short)
 1964 Puhelinkioski (TV Movie)
 1963 Lord of the Flies (writer - uncredited)
 1958 Box for One (TV Movie)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Heaven and Earth (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 Telefonboksen (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Appointment with Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Birthday Present (1955) ... (writer)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- King Lear (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Box for One (1953) ... (story)
 1949 Box for One (TV Short) (story)
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(8/20/64) Stage: Directed Peter Weiss' play, "The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis De Sade," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England, with Ian Richardson, Michael Williams, Glenda Jackson, ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Brook
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Personal Quote:

Directors have repeatedly learned, to their cost, that the result isn't as rich or lively when you impose yourself consciously on an actor as when, by some other means, he manages to achieve the effect for himself.

Trivia:

Won Broadway's Tony Award twice as Best Director (Dramatic): in 1966 for "Marat/Sade" and in 1971 for William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". He was also Tony-nominated two other times: as Best Director in 1959 for Friedrich Dürrenmatt's "The Visit" and, in 1961, as Best Director (Musical) for "Irma la Douce". See more »

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