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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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 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
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Richard III (1965)
- Edward IV (1965)
- Henry VI (1965)
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

His theatre credits include: as director - "Henry IV Part 1" by William Shakespeare (1964, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK). 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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[after seeing the 'revised' television version of his film "Three Into Two Won't Go", which was not only heavily cut, but also featured 20 minutes of extra scenes filmed in Hollywood by a different director and crew, with new actors]: Universal shipped me a copy and asked for my response. I asked to have my name removed, and the title changed. I also have to report that I was bored. See more »


Father of actress Rebecca Hall with Maria Ewing; Christopher Hall and Jennifer Caron Hall with Leslie Caron; Lucy Hall and Edward Hall with Jacqueline Taylor. See more »

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