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Peter Brook

 

Peter Brook is widely regarded as the pre-eminent director of our time and his list of credits as detailed below clearly defines an impressive career.

Theatre

1943:
Dr. Faustus by C.Marlowe - Torch Theatre, London


1945
Man and Superman by B. Shaw, King John by W. Shakespeare and The Lady from the Sea by H. Ibsen - Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
The Infernal Machine (La Machine Infernale) by J.Cocteau - Chanticlear Theatre Club, London

1946:
Love's Labour's Lost by W. Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon.
The Brothers Karamazov, adapted by A. Guinness - Lyric Theatre, London.
Vicious Circle (Huit-Clos) by J.P Sartre - Arts Theatre, London.

1947:
Romeo and Juliet by W. Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon.
The Respectful P…, (La P…Respecteuse) by J.P Sartre - Lyric Theatre, London

1949:
Dark of the Moon by H.Richardson & W.Berney - Ambassador's Theatre, London

1950:
Ring Round the Moon (L'invitation au cháteau) by J. Anouilh - Globe Theatre, London.
Measure for Measure by W. Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon
The Little Hut (La Petite Hutte)

1951:
Death of a Salesman by A. Miller - Théâtre National, Bruxelles.
Penny for a Song by J. Whiting - Haymarket Theatre, London.
A Winter's Tale by W. Shakespeare - Phoenix Theatre, London.

1952:
Colombe by J. Anouilh - New Theatre, London.

1953:
Venice Preserved by T. Otway - Lyric Theatre, London.

1954:
The Dark is Light Enough by C. Fry - Aldwych Theatre, London.
House of Fowers by Truman Capote, music by Harold Arlen - New York.

1955:
The Lark (L'Aloutte) by J. Anouilh - London.
Titus Andronicus by W.Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon.
Hamlet by W.Shakespeare - Phoenix Theatre, London.

1956:
A View from the Bridge by A. Miller - Comedy Theatre, London.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by T. Williams - Théâtre Antoine, Paris.
The Power and the Glory adapted from G.Green - Phoenix Theatre, London
The Family Reunion by T.S Elliot - Phoenix Theatre, London

1957:
The Tempest by W.Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon
Both Ends Meet - Apollo Theatre, London

1958:
Vue du Pont (a view from the Bridge) by A. Miller - Théâtre Antoine, Paris.
The Visit by F.Dürrenmatt - New York and London

1959:
Irma la Douce, musical - Lyric Theatre, London
The Fighting Cock (L'Hurluberlu) by J. Anouilh - New York.

1960:
The Balcony (Le Balcon) by J. Genet - Théâtre du Gymnase, Paris.

1962:
King Lear by W. Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon, London and New York.

1963:
Sergeant Musgrave's Dance by J.Arden - Théâtre de l'Athénée, Paris.
The Physicists by F.Dürrenmatt - RST, Aldwych Theatre, London.
The Representative by R.Hochhuth - Théâtre de l'Athénée, Paris.

1964:
Marat/Sade by P.Weiss - RST, Aldwych Theatre , London and New York.
The Screens (Les Paravents) by J.Genet - Donmar Theatre, London.

1965:
The Investigation by P.Weiss - RST, Aldwych Theatre, London.

1966:
U S, RST - Aldwych Theatre, London.

1968:
Oedipus by Sénèque - National Theatre, London.
The Tempest by W.Shakespeare, RST - Aldwych Theatre, London.

1970:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, by W.Shakespeare - Stratford upon Avon.

1972:
A Midsummer Night's Dream - New York and World Tour.

1971:
Beginning of the International Centre of Theatre Research (CIRT)

Orghast by T.Hughes - Festival de Persépolis, Iran.
Journey in Africa

1972:
Journey in the U.S.A

1974:
Beginning of the International Centre of Theatre Creations (CICT) Paris.

Opening of Le Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord.

1974:
Timon of Athens by W. Shakespeare

1975:
The Iks*

1977:
Ubu aux Bouffes adapted from A.Jarry

1978:
Measure for Measure by W. Shakespeare

1979:
Conference of the Birds*, adapted from F. Uddin Attar, Festival d'Avignon.
L'Os by B. Diop

1981:
The Cherry Orchard by A.Tchekhov.

1985:
The Mahabharata* - created for the 39th Festival d'Avignon.

1989:
Woza Albert! By P.Mtwa, M.Ngema and B.Simon

1990:
The Tempest by W.Shakespeare

1993:
The Man Who…* adapted from "The man who took his wife for a hat" by Oliver Sacks

1995:
Qui est l'à?
Happy Days
by S.Beckett - co-production Vidy- Lausanne, ETE.

1997:
The Man Who…(revival)

1998:
Je Suis un phénomène adapted from "Une Prodigieuse Mémoire" by A. Luria

1999:
Le Costume by Can Themba

2000:
The Tragedy of Hamlet by W. Shakespeare (English version)

 2003
Le Costume - By Can Themba
Adapted by Mothobi Mutloatse and Barney Simon
French Adaptation by Marie-Helene Estienne

 

PERFORMANCES

Le Costume

Fragments

The Grand Inquisitor

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