BAFTA Film Award.
9 wins & 12 nominations.
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(TV Series) (stage director - 1 episode)
He and Deborah Warner directed William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England and Tour with Ian McKellen (Kent), Brian Cox (King Lear), Peter Jeffrey, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Susan Engel, Clare Higgins, Eve Matheson, Richard O'Callaghan, Mark Strong, David ...
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Sir Richard Eyre
Did You Know?
I did not live near a theatre and it was watching a television production of As You Like It
(1963), starring Vanessa Redgrave
, that gave me my interest in the stage. But young people these days can't do this as the BBC is not doing these sort of plays. I'm not saying the BBC should do classics for their own sake but they must be a part of the mix.
He was awarded the 1997 London Evening Standard Theatre Award: Special Award for his directorship of the Royal National Theatre from 1988 to 1997.