He directed William Shakespeare
's play, "Othello," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Paul Robeson
, Mary Ure
, Sam Wanamaker
, Albert Finney
, Ian Holm
, Angela Baddeley
, Vanessa Redgrave
, and Diana Rigg
in the cast.
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It's no exaggeration to say that the 'sequence' group changed the whole way of feeling and thinking about film in England - at any rate for a few inspiring years, before the British sank once again into complacency and philistinism.
As president of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, he directed such plays as "Peer Gynt" and "King John". Richardson graduated from Oxford in 1952 and joined the BBC as a producer. In 1956 he became associate director of the English Stage Company. The first play he produced was John Osborne
's "Look Back in Anger". This started a fruitful collaborative cycle which included work on several ...