He and John Caird directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with John Woodvine, Ben Kingsley, John McEnery, and David Threlfall in the cast.
Sir Trevor Nunn
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[on Michael Jackson's interest in starring as 'Peter Pan'] I described our production, in which all the children's parts had been played by adult actors. He bounded across the room, his eyes full of tears, he knelt down in front of me, his hands on my knees, and he said, 'Could I play Peter, is it too late?'.
Won three Tony Awards: in 1983, as Best Director (Musical) for "Cats;" and, in collaboration with John Caird
, in 1982 as Best Director (Play) for "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," and in 1987 as Best Director (Musical) for "Les Misérables." He was also nominated on six other occasions: as Best Director (Play) in 1983 for Shakespeare's "All's Well That Ends Well," and in 1999 for