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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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Screen One Director
(1989)
(1969)
(1992)

Filmography

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 1996 The Final Passage (TV Movie)
 1994 Jacob (TV Movie)
 1992 The Camomile Lawn (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (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)
 1984 All the World's a Stage (TV Mini-Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On (1984) ... (director: scenes of 'The Masque' from 'The Tempest' being rehearsed)
 1978 No Man's Land (TV Movie) (stage director)
 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 Harold Pinter's play, "The Homecoming,"in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Holm, Vivien Merchant, Michael Bryant, Paul Rogers, Terence Rigby, and John Normington in the cast. Trevor Nunn was assistant 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:

He was awarded the 1999 Back Stage Garland Award for Outstanding Director for "Measure for Measure" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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