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Born on this Day – Peter Ustinov

On this day, Peter Ustinov was born. ‘Writer, performer, wit and humanitarian whose brilliant, 64-year career epitomised an old European culture – and a talent to amuse…’ Source: Born on … Continue reading


Shakespeare in Politics: Ustinov’s Romanoff and Juliet

On the 2nd of April 1956, German-Russian born director Peter Ustinov’s screenplay Romanoff and Juliet premiered as a theatrical performance in Manchester, England. A Broadway production followed an… Source: Shakespeare … Continue reading

04/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Quote • PETER USTINOV • Comedy and Tragedy

“Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious” ― Peter Ustinov

10/30/2015 · Leave a comment


‘If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying, ‘It can’t be done.’ Peter Ustinov

05/05/2015 · 1 Comment

Quote • Peter Ustinov & Hugh Williams

Sir Peter Ustinov via Wikimedia Commons Hugh Williams: What are you doing with your part? Peter Ustinov: I thought I’d do nothing. Hugh Williams: Oh no, you don’t. I’m doing nothing. Sir Peter Ustinov recalls working … Continue reading

08/12/2014 · Leave a comment