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Monday, October 21, 2019

Peter Brook: the time Truman Capote and I flopped on Broadway by Peter Brook

Inspired by a magical ballet, I gathered a peerless writer, a top composer and Broadway’s most vibrant star. But even renowned directors can get it badly wrong… ‘Broadway” and “Hol…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Peter Brook returns to the empty space: an extract from Tip of the Tongue by Peter Brook

In this chapter from his new book, the director writes about shock tactics, how playwrights can counter politicians’ lies and why theatre can change livesNot long ago, a distinguished crit…

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Peter Brook: Tip of the Tongue review - the wisdom of a great theatre-maker by Peter Brook

'Reflections on Language and Meaning' - on Shakespeare and the 'empty space', and thinking between English and FrenchA long time ago when I was very young, a voice hidden…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Peter Brook on A Midsummer Night's Dream: a cook and a concept by Peter Brook

His 1970 RSC production of Shakespeare's play featured circus trapezes, stilts and plate-spinning – and changed theatre history for good. In an extract from his new book, Peter Brook expla…

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Peter Brook on A Midsummer Night's Dream: a cook and a concept by Peter Brook

His 1970 RSC production of Shakespeare's play featured circus trapezes, stilts and plate-spinning – and changed theatre history for good. In an extract from his new book, Peter Brook expla…

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