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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 Director
(1989)
(1969)
(1992)
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 Eduardo De Filippo's play, "Filumena," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench and Michael Pennington in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in 2008] Actors now think that if they raise their voice, they are being "unrealistic". I tell them, "What you do is unreal. You're wearing someone else's clothes and speaking someone else's words". See more »

Trivia:

Is a strong believer in reciting Shakespeare's dialogue as verse rather than prose, and keeping the "verse structure" as much as possible. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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