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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 William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud (his last role at the Old Vic Theatre. It was also where he made his West End Debut in 1922), Jenny Agutter, Cyril Cusack, Denis Quilley, Arthur Lowe, and Michael Feast in the cast. 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:

To play [Alan] Ayckbourn properly, you have to dig deep, be serious and then get laughed at. It wounds the personality See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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