He acted in J.M. Barrie
's play, "Shall We Join the Ladies?", and Christopher Fry
's play, "The Boy with a Cart", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Mary Jerrold
, Noel Willman
, Eileen Beldon
, Nan Munro
, Hazel Terry
and Paul Daneman
in the cast. John Gielgud
was the director.
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I am convinced that the line between genius and madness is very fine. Whether Sir Winston Churchill was a genius I don't know, but certainly he was one of the few people - two others were Picasso and Camus - who have frightened me almost to silence when we came face to face, a difficult task in my case. He was an immensely impressive man to meet. I have had to re-examine my memory of Churchill. ...
Circa 1970, Burton's fellow Celt (and cinema superstar) Sean Connery
, who had received excellent reviews for his portrayal of the doomed king in a 1960 Canadian television version of "Macbeth", hoped to launch a big-screen version of the Scottish play. Sean Connery
's plans were foiled when Roman Polanski
's version went into production for Hugh Hefner
's Playboy Productions. Burton, who had won a ...
Frequently played historic or real-life figures.