(2004). Stage: Mary Poppins" in London's West End (Dec 2004) and on Broadway
Sir Richard Eyre
Did You Know?
I did not live near a theatre and it was watching a television production of
As You Like It
, starring Vanessa Redgrave
, that gave me my interest in the stage. But young people these days can't do this as the BBC is not doing these sort of plays. I'm not saying the BBC should do classics for their own sake but they must be a part of the mix.
Directed four actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Judi Dench
, 'Jim Broadbent', Kate Winslet
and Cate Blanchett
. Broadbent went the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in