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Peter Hall (I) (1930–2017)


Sir Peter Hall directed his first play while he was still a student. He soon achieved prominence as a stage director. 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 National Theatre from ... See full bio »

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Known For

Screen One
Screen One Director
(1989)
Three Into Two Won't Go
(1969)
The Camomile Lawn
(1992)
Akenfield
Akenfield Director
(1974)

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 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 L'incoronazione di Poppea (TV Movie)
 1974 Akenfield
  The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes, 1965 - 1970) (stage director - 6 episodes, 1966)
- The Fearful King (1970)
- Henry Tudor (1966) ... (stage director)
- Richard the King (1966) ... (stage director)
- Richard of Gloucester (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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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet" in the Royal Shakespeare Company production in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Brian Murray, Dorothy Tutin, Edith Evans, Ian Bannen, Peter McEnery, and Max Adrian in the cast. Peter Hall was ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Theatre (hommage)

Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Hall C.B.E. | Sir Peter Hall
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Personal Quote:

I love the politics of committees. I love the fact that with any committee if they set out on a certain path there is always a moment in the discussion if you pick the right moment and you have the right case where you can completely reverse their decision. I mean it's a very undemocratic procedure. See more »

Trivia:

Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award: in 1967 as Best Director (Dramatic) for Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming," and in 1981 as Best Director (Play) for Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus." He has also been Tony-nominated eight other times: as Best Director, in 1958 for "The Rope Dancers;" as Best Director (Dramatic), in 1972 for Harold Pinter's "Old Times," as Best Director (Play), in 1979 with ... See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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