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Director Howard Davies dies aged 71 –

Director Howard Davies has died at the age of 71.

Directors, playwrights and the theatre community took to Twitter to pay tribute to the man who worked extensively at theatres such as the Old Vic, the National Theatre at the Almeida Theatre and…

Source: Director Howard Davies dies aged 71 –


7 comments on “Director Howard Davies dies aged 71 –

  1. wavingatwales

    A fine director. Have fond memories of All My Sons and, of course, the Rickman/Duncan Private Lives. RIP.

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    • First Night Design

      Very fine indeed. I wish I could have seen Suchet and Wanamaker, both such exceptional actors.


      • wavingatwales

        My dear old Mum adored Poirot but I never watched it and remained indifferent to him then I went to see All My Sons and was blown away.

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  2. First Night Design

    I never watched Poirot unless a friend was in it. Like you, I was indifferent until I saw him in The Last Confession at the Haymarket and was astounded by how good he was. ‘Blown away’ would also describe my reaction.


  3. wavingatwales

    If you want to see All My Sons it is available free to download on digital theatre this weekend. You need the code HDALLMYSONS. I’ve just downloaded it.

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    • First Night Design

      That’s very good news. Thank you.


      • First Night Design

        I’m having no joy with Digital Theatre. The links don’t seem to be working, even if I wanted to buy. Whether I click on ‘more info’ or ‘buy now’, it simply takes me back to the top of that page. Any ideas?


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