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Peter Hall (I) (1930–2017)


Sir Peter Hall directed his first play while he was still a student. He soon achieved prominence as a stage director. 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 National Theatre from ... 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 Jean Giraudoux's play, "Ondine," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Derek Godfrey, Richard Johnson, Leslie Caron, Diana Rigg, and Eric Porter in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

[in 2008] Actors now think that if they raise their voice, they are being "unrealistic". I tell them, "What you do is unreal. You're wearing someone else's clothes and speaking someone else's words". See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the 1990 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Director of The Wild Duck. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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