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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)
Never Talk to Strangers
(1995)

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:

(October 10 to November 28, 1999) He directed Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with David Suchet and Michael Sheen in the cast. William Dudley was costume designer. 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:

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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