He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Donald Pleasance, and George Murcell in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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After a year of shooting "Ryan's Daughter": "I don't like to be paid £500 a week for sitting down and playing Scrabble."
He was nearly killed during the filming of the storm sequence in "Ryan's Daughter", something he was inclined to blame on the negligence of director David Lean. The innumerable delays during the filming drove him to distraction, and, once his role was completed, he had what he later called a nervous breakdown. He seriously contemplated giving up acting altogether and made no films for about three...