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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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He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Holm, Eric Porter, Charles Kay, Donald Burton, John Normington, Peter Geddis, Paul Hardwick, Patience Collier, Tim Wynton, Clive... See more »

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

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Sir Peter Hall C.B.E. | Sir Peter Hall

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The theatre is always dying, always has been, because it's always changing. Change looks like imminent death sometimes. But it won't ever go away because it's live and there's nothing that you can compare it to because of that. See more »


Attended St Catharine's College, Cambridge, of which he became an Honorary Fellow in 1964. See more »

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