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Nevill Coghill (1899–1980)

Irish-born writer Nevill Coghill's much admired theatrical productions in England had an indirect influence on Great Britain's film industry, through those actors and artisans that worked under him  before successfully moving from stage to screen. But there were direct actions, as well. A working relationship with Richard Burton led Coghill to ... See full bio »


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Known For

Doctor Faustus
The Tudor Touch
Canterbury Tales
High Dreams
High Dreams Medieval verse spoken by


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 1971 Chaucer's Tale (Documentary short)
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series) (television adaptation - 7 episodes)
- The Canon Yeoman's Tale/The Franklin's Tale (1969) ... (television adaptation)
- The Merchant's Tale/The Manciple's Tale (1969) ... (television adaptation)
- The Wife of Bath's Tale/The Clerk's Tale (1969) ... (television adaptation)
- The Friar's Tale/The Pardoner's Tale (1969) ... (television adaptation)
- The Shipman's Tale/The Nun's Priest's Tale (1969) ... (television adaptation)
 1967 Doctor Faustus (adapted for the screen by)
 1937 The Tudor Touch (TV Short) (by)
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 1967 Doctor Faustus
Professor (uncredited)
 1967 High Dreams (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Medieval verse spoken by
- Piers the Plowman (1967) ... Medieval verse spoken by (voice)
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 1971 Chaucer's Tale (Documentary short)
 1967 Burton and Taylor in Oxford (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Professor Nevill Coghill)
 1967 Acting in the Sixties (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
- Richard Burton (1967) ... Himself - Host

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Other Works:

Martin Starkie, Hill, Hawkins and his musical stage adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's piece, "The Canterbury Tales," was performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Trevor Baxter, Nicky Henson, Daniel Thorndike, George Raistrick, Wynne Clark, Kenneth J. Warren, George Benson, Billy Boyle, and Gay Soper in the cast. ... See more »

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Professor Nevill Coghill

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