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Sir Richard Eyre, (born 28 March 1943), is a British film and theatre director. March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ...


Richard Eyre is a noted British stage director and was director of the National Theatre (which became the Royal National Theatre during his time there) between 1987 and 1997. His diaries during this time have been published as National Service and won the 2003 Theatre Book Prize. The Royal National Theatre from Waterloo Bridge The Royal National Theatre of Great Britain is a building and theatre company on Londons South Bank. ... The Royal National Theatre from Waterloo Bridge The Royal National Theatre of Great Britain is a building and theatre company on Londons South Bank. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... National Service was the name given to the system of military conscription employed in the United Kingdom (although excluding Northern Ireland) between 1949 and 1960. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


His most noted theatre productions are of Guys & Dolls, Hamlet with Daniel Day Lewis, King Lear with Ian Holm, and Hedda Gabler with Eve Best. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare and one of his most well-known and oft-quoted plays. ... Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born April 29, 1957) is a British actor. ... King Lear and the Fool in the Storm by William Dyce (1806-1864) King Lear is generally regarded as one of William Shakespeares greatest tragedies. ... Sir Ian Holm Sir Ian Holm CBE (born September 12, 1931) is a British actor. ... Hedda Gabler is a play by Henrik Ibsen, first published in 1890. ...


For film he directed the Falklands War story Tumbledown (starring Colin Firth), Iris, a biopic of writer and philosopher Iris Murdoch (starring Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent) and, most recently, Stage Beauty, a period drama adapted from the play by Jeffrey Hatcher (starring Claire Danes and Billy Crudup). The Falklands War or the Malvinas War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), was an armed conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands, also known in Spanish as the Islas Malvinas, between March and June of 1982. ... Tumbledown is a Made-for-TV drama, starring Colin Firth, centering on the experiences of an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands Campaign of 1982 in which he was wounded at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown and his subsequent rehabilitation. ... Colin Firth Colin Firth (born September 10, 1960) is a popular British actor. ... Iris has three main meanings, unrelated except for their derivation from the Greek word for rainbow: Iris (mythology), a messenger of the gods in Greek mythology, identified with the rainbow Iris (anatomy), the sphincter around the pupil of the eye, named for the color in human and animal eyes Iris... A biographical film or biopic is a film about a particular person or group of people, based on events that actually happened. ... Dame Iris Murdoch Jean Iris Murdoch DBE (July 15, 1919 – February 8, 1999) was an Anglo–Irish writer and philosopher, best known for her novels, which combine rich characterization and compelling plotlines, usually involving ethical or sexual themes. ... Judi Dench as M in GoldenEye Judith Olivia Dench, better known as Judi Dench, CH, DBE (born on December 9, 1934 in York) is a renowned British stage, film and television actress. ... Jim Broadbent with his Oscar Award for Iris Jim Broadbent (born May 24, 1949) is an English television and film actor. ... Stage Beauty is a 2004 romantic drama set in the 1660s, starring Claire Danes and Billy Crudup. ... Jeffrey Hatcher is a playwright. ... Claire Danes on the cover of Marie Claire Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979 in New York City) is an American film actress. ... Billy Crudup in Almost Famous Billy Crudup (born July 8, 1968 in Manhasset, New York) is an American actor. ...


He has been the recipient of numerous directing awards including three Olivier Awards. The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ...


Eyre served as a Governor of the BBC between 1995 and 2003. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national publicly funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ...


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Sir Richard Eyre, (born 28 March 1943), is a British film and theatre director.
Educated at Peterhouse College, Cambridge and Lincoln College, Oxford, Richard Eyre is a noted British stage director and was director of the National Theatre (which became the Royal National Theatre during his time there) between 1987 and 1997.
Eyre served as a Governor of the BBC between 1995 and 2003.
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