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Sir Peter Hall directed his first play while he was still a student. He soon achieved prominence as a stage director and costume designer. He started his occasional film work in 1968 with Work Is a 4-Letter Word (1968). He was the Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon from 1960 - 1968. Took over direction of the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Never Talk to Strangers
(1995)
The Homecoming
The Homecoming Director
(1973)
Jacob
Jacob Director
(1994)

Filmography

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 1996 The Final Passage (TV Movie)
 1994 Jacob (TV Movie)
 1992 The Camomile Lawn (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
- Episode #1.1 (1992)
 1990 Orpheus Descending (TV Movie)
 1989 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- She's Been Away (1989)
 1987 La traviata (TV Movie)
 1985 Albert Herring (TV Movie)
 1984 L'incoronazione di Poppea (TV Movie)
 1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Akenfield
  The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes, 1965) (stage director - 6 episodes, 1966)
- Henry Tudor (1966) ... (stage director)
- Richard the King (1966) ... (stage director)
- Richard of Gloucester (1966) ... (stage director)
- The Prophetess (1966) ... (stage director)
- Edward of York (1966) ... (stage director)
 1958-1961 Theatre Night (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Ondine (1961)
- Brouhaha (1958)
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

He directed the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Hall C.B.E. | Sir Peter Hall
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Personal Quote:

I've worked with practically all the great directors, alphabetically, from Bergman [Ingmar Bergman] to Zeffirelli [Franco Zeffirelli]. It's wonderful to be involved in the mystery of other directors' work, because they're all different. But most will know within the first three or four days whether it's going to work. The interesting thing is when it's wrong they have to go on and they can't tell... See more »

Trivia:

Is a strong believer in reciting Shakespeare's dialogue as verse rather than prose, and keeping the "verse structure" as much as possible. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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