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Peter Hall - 50 Years in Theatre

Synopsis
A two-part SOUTH BANK SHOW to celebrate Sir Peter Hall’s 50 years in theatre. Peter Hall looks back on his foundation of the Royal Shakespeare Company, his 15 years as Director of the National Theatre, and his six years at Glyndebourne. He is seen rehearsing a 2005 stage production of Much Ado About Nothing and expounding his theories about verse speaking. Includes excerpts from some of his productions including The Wars of the Roses and Waiting for Godot.
Series
South Bank Show, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Oct 2005 at 23:10 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
Nigel Wattis
Producer
Nigel Wattis
Contributor
David Hare; Harold Pinter; Judi Dench; Peter Hall; Trevor Nunn

Additional Details

Theatre
National Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Royal Shakespeare Company; NationalTheatre; Stage directing; Verse speaking; Hall, Peter

Notes

History
Part 2 transmitted 6 November 2005.

Production Company

Name

London Weekend Television

Archive

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BFI National Archive

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Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

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