Michael Attenborough
English theatre director
Michael Attenborough
Michael John Attenborough is an English theatre director. His parents are the actors Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim (Lord and Lady Attenborough). Since he is the child of a peer, he is entitled to the courtesy title The Honourable. He is the recipient of two Honorary Doctorates, from the Universities of Leicester and Sussex, where he is also Honorary Professor of English. Attenborough was educated at Westminster School and the University of Sussex.
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Calling It Quits
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Jane Seymour has called it quits with her fourth husband, James Keach, to whom she's been married for the last 20 years. The couple has twin sons together. A spokesperson for the 62-year-old actress confirmed the news and said Seymour and Keach, an award-winnng director and producer, "are separated and have been for several months. At this time they are negotiating the terms of their divorce." "They will continue their relationship as devoted parents to their children, as business associates and partners, and in their joint dedication to preserving and furthering the charitable endeavors that they've worked on throughout their marriage," the spokesperson said. According to RadarOnline, Seymour suspected Keach, 65, had been unfaithful and had kicked him out of their Malibu, Calif., home. "Jane heard that her husband was getting close to a woman that she knows –- that's when she lost it," a source allegedly told RadarOnline. This will be Seymour's fourth divorce. S ...
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Global Shakespeare Fest To Feature 70 Shows
NYTimes - over 5 years
New productions of ''Timon of Athens,'' starring Simon Russell Beale and directed by Nicholas Hytner, and ''King Lear,'' starring Jonathan Pryce and directed by Michael Attenborough, are among the many, many Shakespeare works that will be presented as part of the World Shakespeare Festival, a seven-month celebration of the playwright that is being
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Kein Geld mehr für das linke Hobby - Berliner Zeitung
Google News - over 5 years
Dem Almeida wurde eine Übergangsfrist von einem Jahr gewährt, ehe der Etat zusammengestrichen wird. "Einschnitte in den künstlerischen Ambitionen wird es nicht geben", kündigte Intendant Michael Attenborough an. Für September steht eine Weltpremiere
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Almeida Theatre Appoints New Executive Director - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Today (26 July 2011), Michael Attenborough, Artistic Director of The Almeida Theatre, announces Julia Potts is to be his new Executive Director. Potts, who most recently has been running the Churchill Theatre Bromley, acting as their General Manager,
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London Theater Journal: Familiar Faces and Themes All Over the World - New York Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
As Michael Attenborough, the Almeida's artistic director, said in a curtain speech on Wednesday night, “What you just saw tonight can't happen where this company comes from.” Natalia Koliada, the troupe's general director and co-founder,
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It's called The Open – so why is the golf club closed to women? - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Former captain Michael Attenborough has also dismissed the possibility of reform. The club has won the backing of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's chairman Peter Dawson, who has said: "Quite frankly, it's a matter for clubs what their membership
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MP keeps heat on Sandwich sexists as men-only membership rules come under fire - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Former captain Michael Attenborough dismissed even the mention of women members before loudly telling his friends about 'this awful man from the Daily Mail'. Tory MP Tim Yeo, who resigned as Minister for the Environment from John Major's Government
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Through a Glass Darkly, New York Theatre Workshop - Financial Times
Google News - almost 6 years
A production of this 90-minute, interval-less piece was mounted last summer at London's Almeida Theatre, directed by Michael Attenborough and starring Ruth Wilson. A new staging by David Leveaux has just opened at New York Theatre Workshop,
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Pinter's Betrayal, Starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Begins West End Run May 27 - Playbill.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Miles was last on stage playing the Duke in Michael Attenborough's production of Measure for Measure at the Almeida Theatre, and before that starred in The Norman Conquests, first at the Old Vic and subsequently at Broadway's Circle in the Square
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James Bierman leaves Almeida after six months - Stage
Google News - almost 6 years
He said: “I have genuinely very much enjoyed working with Michael Attenborough and I wish him and his team every success in the future. But I have decided that I now want to explore new producing opportunities and look forward to continuing to work in
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Schwarzenegger, nuovi guai in vista spuntano altri due figli segreti - Il Messaggero
Google News - almost 6 years
A complicare le vicende personali di Schwarzy ci si è messa Jane Seymour, l'attrice sessantenne di origini britanniche che conta tra i suoi ex mariti Michael Attenborough ed è assidua frequentatrice dei circoli vip a Malibù dove - come ha confidato al
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Attenborough to direct Pryce in King Lear - London Theatre Guide
Google News - almost 6 years
Directed by the venue's Artistic Director Michael Attenborough, the production will be staged as part of the venue's 2012 autumn season. Pryce has enjoyed a hugely successful stage and screen career spanning over five decades, but Attenborough's
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ON THE LONDON STAGE; Judi Dench Brings Titania to Life Again
NYTimes - about 7 years
LONDON -- It's not uncommon for classical actors to repeat roles. Kevin Kline has given us two Off Broadway Hamlets, and any number of British performers have returned to various defining plays, and parts, at different times. But have 48 years ever before separated the same actress stepping up to the theatrical plate with a single role? I don't
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ON THE LONDON STAGE; In London, a Season of Surprises
NYTimes - almost 8 years
The London theater, it increasingly seems clear, likes to define itself by redefining the classics, as is apparent in a month whose first two weeks see fresh productions of ''The Winter's Tale,'' ''The Cherry Orchard'' and Tom Stoppard's ''Arcadia,'' not to mention Helen Mirren playing Racine's Phèdre and Jude Law's long-awaited Hamlet. But what
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HEADS UP; Bathrooms That Are Part of the View
NYTimes - almost 8 years
LAST fall, Anika Chapin accompanied her father on a business trip to Toronto. The room that they shared at the stylish Hôtel Le Germain had two separate beds, but also a large glass window dividing the bathroom and bedroom that left the shower in full view. Automatic blinds on the outside of the glass could be raised or lowered from a button in
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Arts, Briefly
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Russia Scuttles Export Of Art Images of Putin Russian Customs has barred the export of six works of art -- including two that mock President Vladimir P. Putin -- for an exhibition at a gallery in Dresden, Germany, where he served as a K.G.B. officer in the 1980s, Reuters reported. The Städtische Galerie in Dresden said a letter from the shipping
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THEATER; Juilliard Recasts The Role Of Mentor
NYTimes - almost 10 years
JAMES HOUGHTON first auditioned for John Houseman in 1986. A young San Franciscan, barely out of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, he won a coveted spot in Mr. Houseman's elite classical theater group, the Acting Company. Now it sometimes seems as if he had switched roles with Mr. Houseman. In April 2006 Mr. Houghton
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; It's Only Passion 'n' Politics (but They Like It)
NYTimes - almost 11 years
Now what was that old nonsense about Tom Stoppard as all head and no heart? Mr. Stoppard's exciting new play of immutable passions and mutable politics, ''Rock 'n' Roll,'' which opened last week at the Royal Court Theater here and has become the hottest ticket in town, is so flush with feeling that it never seems to stop trembling. Of course any
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Attenborough
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 62
    In 2012 Attenborough was presented with the Award for Excellence in International Theatre by The International Theatre Institute. In October of that year he announced that he would step down in early 2013 to concentrate on his directing career. He is represented by United Agents, London. Attenborough was married to actress Jane Seymour from 1971 to 1973.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2004
    Age 54
    One of his two younger sisters, Jane Holland, was killed in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami on 26 December 2004 along with her mother-in-law and Attenborough's 15-year-old niece, Lucy.
    More Details Hide Details His other sister, Charlotte is an actress with two children.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1972
    Age 22
    Previously, he was associate director of the Mercury Theatre Colchester 1972-74, the Leeds Playhouse (now West Yorkshire Playhouse) 1974 to 1979, the Young Vic 1979 to 1980, then artistic director of the Palace Theatre, Watford, 1980 to 1984, artistic director of Hampstead Theatre 1984 to 1989 and principal associate director of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1990 to 2002.
    More Details Hide Details He continues to be an honorary associate artist of the RSC.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Age 0
    Born on February 13, 1950.
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