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Richard Eyre


Richard Eyre was born on March 28, 1943 in Barnstaple, Devon, England. He is a director and producer, known for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Iris (2001) and Stage Beauty (2004). He has been married to Sue Birtwistle since 1973. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Dresser (TV Movie)
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)
- Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)
 2010/I Carmen
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Three Kings (2009)
 2008 The Other Man
 2004 Stage Beauty
 2001/I Iris
 2000 Rockaby (TV Short)
 1998 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- King Lear (1998)
 1995 The Absence of War (TV Movie)
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
 1987 V. (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Past Caring (TV Movie)
 1979-1981 Play for Today (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Country (1981)
- Pasmore (1980)
- Comedians (1979)
- Waterloo Sunset (1979)
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (21 credits)

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He directed Nikolai Gogol's play, "The Government Inspector," in a British National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Rik Mayall, Jim Broadbent, Ian Bartholomew, Ron Pember, Tim McInnery, and Nigel Le Vaillant in the cast. See more »

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Sir Richard Eyre
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[on Paul Scofield] For me he was the most interesting, the most alluring actor of that generation. See more »

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He was awarded the 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Director of the 1997 season for "King Lear", at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe. See more »

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