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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 produced Chris Hannan's play, "Shining Souls, " in a Peter Hall Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alison Peebles, Conleth Hill, Shirley Henderson, Brian Pettifer, an Tom Mannion in the cast. Chris Hannan was also director. 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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Personal Quote:

I've worked with practically all the great directors, alphabetically, from Bergman [Ingmar Bergman] to Zeffirelli [Franco Zeffirelli]. It's wonderful to be involved in the mystery of other directors' work, because they're all different. But most will know within the first three or four days whether it's going to work. The interesting thing is when it's wrong they have to go on and they can't tell... See more »

Trivia:

Father-in-law of Glenn Wilhide, Issy Van Randwyck and Jane Studd. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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