(1978) He directed Ben Jonson's play, "The Alchemist," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Ken Campbell, Nick Le Prevost, Anita Dobson, Jack Galloway, Arthur Kohn, and Ralph Nossek in the cast.
Sir Richard Eyre
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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.
He was awarded the 1982 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for Guys and Dolls.