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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)
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Brouhaha (1958)
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He directed the Royal Shakespeare Company in the Stratford Theatre Festival 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:

[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 »

Trivia:

Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award: in 1967 as Best Director (Dramatic) for Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming," and in 1981 as Best Director (Play) for Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus." He has also been Tony-nominated eight other times: as Best Director, in 1958 for "The Rope Dancers;" as Best Director (Dramatic), in 1972 for Harold Pinter's "Old Times," as Best Director (Play), in 1979 with ... See more »

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