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  • He directed the current (2000) hit revival of the classic musical "Kiss Me Kate". The London production of this revival was taped for television broadcast on PBS.
  • (November 2004) : Directed "Democracy", a play by Michael Frayn (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (March 2006) : Directed the "Embers", a play by Christopher Hampton, based on the novel by Sándor Márai (Duke of York's Theatre, London, England, UK).
  • His theatre credits include: A Roman Captain in the play "Titus Andronicus" by William Shakespeare , directed by Peter Brook (Stoll Theatre, London, 1957)
  • His fine and only novel "Next Season," about a young actor's struggle for success in the world of English repertory theater, was published by Simon and Schuster in 1968 and re-released by other publishers in 1988, 1995, 1996 and 2000. Blakemore's "Arguments with England: A Memoir" (Faber & Faber, 2004) reveals the real-life experience behind the novel.
  • (1971) He directed Peter Nichols' play, "Forget-Me-Not Lane", at the Greenwich and Apollo Theatres in London, England with Anton Rodgers, Michael Bates and Joan Hickson in the cast.
  • (1974) He directed David Hare's play, "Knuckle", at London's Comedy Theatre in England with Kate Nelligan and Edward Fox in the cast.
  • (1980) He directed Noël Coward's play, "Hay Fever", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Constance Cummings, John Le Mesurier, Felicity Dean and Polly Adams in the cast.
  • (1982 - 1983) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Noises Off," that was first performed at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England and then at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Patricia Routledge (1982), Paul Eddington (1982), Nicky Henson (1982), Michael Aldridge (1982), Jan Waters (1982 Savoy), Benjamin Whitrow (1983), Phyllida Law (1983), Robert Flemyng (1983), Glyn Grai (1983), and Gabrielle Drake (1983) in the cast.
  • (1991) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "The Ride Down Mount Morgan", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Tom Conti, Gemma Jones and Clare Higgins in the cast.
  • (1998) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Alarms and Excursions", at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Gielgud Theatre in London, England with Felicity Kendal, Nicky Henson, Josie Lawrence and Robert Bathurst in the cast.
  • (2000) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "Mr. Peters' Connection", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Nicholas Woodeson, Jan Waters, Jonathan Aris and John Cullum.
  • (February 26, 2009 - July 16, 2009) He directed Noël Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit", at the Shubert Theatre in New York City, New York with Angela Lansbury, Rupert Everett, Christine Ebersole, Jayne Atkinson, Simon Jones and Deborah Rush in the cast.
  • (June 1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Ann Morrish, Denis Quilley, David King, Jill Dixon, John Justin, Edgar Wreford, Bernard Lloyd, Sebastian Breaks, James Ottaway, and Richard Kane in the cast. David William was director.
  • (1975) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Alphabetical Order", at the Mayfair Theatre in London, England with Barbara Ferris, A.J. Brown, James Cossins, Dinsdale Landen, Billie Whitelaw, June Ellis and Bernard Gallagher in the cast.
  • (1977) He directed Sir George Bernard Shaw's play, "Candida", at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Deborah Kerr, Denis Quilley, Maureen Lipman, Simon Jones, Leslie Sands and Patrick Ryecart in the cast.
  • (October 1978) He directed Ira Levin's play, "Deathtrap", at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Rosemary McHale, Philip Sayer and David Healy in the cast.
  • (March 1979) He directed Ira Levin's play, "Deathtrap", at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Rosemary McHale, Philip Sayer and David Healy in the cast.
  • (1988) He directed Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya", at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Michael Gambon, Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi, Imelda Staunton and Rachel Kempson in the cast.
  • (2003) He directed Christopher Hampton's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Kate Burton, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Madeleine Worrall, Robert Bathurst, Douglas Hodge, David Burke, Tobias Menzies, James Fleet, Susannah Wise, Tom Beard, Margery Mason, and Eric Sykes in the cast.
  • (1967) He directed Peter Nichols' play, "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Joe Melia, Zena Walker, John Carson, Phyllida Law and Joan Hickson in the cast.
  • (1969) He directed Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui", at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Leonard Rossiter, Christopher Benjamin, Sheila Ballantine and Stephen Churchett in the cast.
  • (1977) He directed Peter Nichols' play, "Privates on Parade", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Nigel Hawthorne and Ben Cross in the cast.
  • (1978) He directed Peter Nichols' play, "Privates on Parade", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Nigel Hawthorne, Simon Jones and Ian Gelder in the cast.
  • (1973) He directed Noël Coward's play, "Design for Living", at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, John Stride, Peter Bayliss and Connie Booth in the cast.
  • (1969) He directed Peter Nichols's play, "The National Health," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Jim Dale, Robert Lang, Charles Kay, Cleo Sylvestre, Anna Carteret, Paul Curran, Gillian Barge, Tom Baker, Jean Boht, and Bernard Gallagher in the cast.
  • (1971) He directed Peter Nichols's play, "The National Health," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Gerald James, David Ryall, Charles Kay, Anna Carteret, Jim Dale, Paul Curran, Gillian Barge, and Norman Beaton in the cast.
  • (1971) He and John Dexter directed Adrian Mitchell's play, "Tyger," in a National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Gerald James, David Ryall, John Moffatt, Anthony Nicholls, Jane Wenham, Michael Turner, Maureen Lipman, Hazel Hughes, Denis Lill, Riggs O'Hara, Norman Beaton, Bernard Gallagher, Bill Fraser, and Jean Boht in the cast.
  • (1971) He directed Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night," in a National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Constance Cummings, Denis Quilley, and Ronald Pickup in the cast.
  • (1972) He directed Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play, "The Front Page," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Alan MacNaughtan, John Shrapnel, Gawn Grainger, David Bradley, Benjamin Whitrow, Maureen Lipman, and Anna Carteret in the cast.
  • (1972) He directed Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night", in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Constance Cummings, Denis Quilley' and Ronald Pickup in the cast.
  • (1972) He directed Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night", in a National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Constance Cummings, Denis Quilley and Ronald Pickup in the cast.
  • (1972) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," in the National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Anthony Hopkins, Diana Rigg, Maureen Lipman, Alan MacNaughtan, Ronald Pickup, John Shrapnel, Denis Quilley, Gawn Grainger, Louise Purnell, Nicholas Clay, David Ryall, Benjamin Whitrow, Clive Merrison, Jeanne Watts, Jeremy Clyde, and David Bradley in the cast.
  • (1976) He directed P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Frank Finlay, Dinsdale Landen, Diana Quick, and Dandy Nichols in the cast.
  • (1971) He directed Terence Rattigan's play, "Separate Tables," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with John Mills, Jill Bennett, Margaret Courtenay, Rose Hill, Raymond Huntley, Ambrosine Philpotts, and Zena Walker in the cast.
  • (1971) He directed Peter Nichols's play, "Forget-Me-Not Lane," at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Anton Rodgers, Michael Bates, Joan Hickson, and Stephanie Lawrence in the cast.
  • (1971) He directed Peter Nichols's play, "Forget-Me-Not Lane," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Anton Rodgers, Michael Bates, and Joan Hickson in the cast.
  • (1974) He directed David Hare's play, "Knuckle," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Edward Fox and Kate Nelligan in the cast.
  • (December 1980) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Make and Break," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Leonard Rossiter, Prunella Scales, James Grout, and Peter Blythe in the cast.
  • (December 1980) He directed Ira Levin's play, "Deathtrap," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with William Franklyn, Andrew Sharp, Joanna Doubleday, Bob Sessions, and Sheila Keith in the cast.
  • (1982) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Noises Off," in an original British production at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Paul Eddington, Patricia Routledge, Michael Aldridge, and Nicky Henson in the original cast.
  • (March 1982) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Colin Blakely, Rosemary Harris, Ken Drury, Garrick Hagon, and Jill Baker in the cast.
  • (March 1983) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Noises Off," at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Benjamin Whitrow, Phyllida law, Robert Flemyng, Glyn Grain, John Quayle, and Gabrielle Drake in the cast.
  • (March 1984) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Benefactors," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Patricia Hodge, Oliver Cotton, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Brenda Blethyn in the cast.
  • (1993) He directed Cy Coleman's musical, "City of Angels," at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England with Roger Allam, Henry Goodman, Martin Smith, Haydn Gwynne, Susannah Fellows, and Fiona Hendley in the cast.
  • (1997) He directed Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman's musical, "The Life," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Pamela Isaacs, Kevin Ramsey, Lillias White, Chuck Cooper, Bellamy Young, Vernel Bagernis, Rich Hebert, Gordon Joseph Weiss, and Michael Brian in the cast. Joey McKneely was choreographer.
  • (1991) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "The Ride Down Mount Morgan," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Tom Conti, Gemma Jones, and Clare Higgins in the cast.
  • (1998) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Alarms and Excursions; More Plays Than One," at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, Surrey, England with Felicity Kendal, Nicky Henson, Josie Lawrence, and Robert Bathurst in the cast.
  • (1990) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "After The Fall," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Henry Goodman, James Laurenson, and Josette Simon in the cast.
  • (2001) He directed Cole Porter's musical, "Kiss Me, Kate," at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England with Marin Mazzie, Brent Barrett, Michael Berresse, Nancy Anderson, Jack Chissick, Nicolas Collicos, Teddy Kempner, Kaye E. Brown, Colin Farrell, and Nolan Frederick in the cast.
  • (2001) He directed Cole Porter's musical, "Kiss Me, Kate," at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England with Rachel York, Brent Barrett, Michael Berresse, Nancy Anderson, Jack Chissick, Nicolas Collicos, Teddy Kempner, Kaye E. Brown, Colin Farrell, and Nolan Frederick in the cast.
  • (Summer 2002) He directed Cole Porter's musical, "Kiss Me, Kate," at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England with Rachel York, Brent Barrett, Michael Berresse, Nancy Anderson, Jack Chissack, Nicolas Colicos, Teddy Kempner, Kaye E. Brown, Colin Farrell, and Nolan Frederick in the cast.
  • (2000) He directed Arthur Miller's play, "Mr. Peters' Connection," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Nicholas Woodeson, Jan Waters, Jonathan Aris, and John Cullum in the cast.
  • (February 7 to March 30, 1985) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Noises Off," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Dorothy Loudon, Brian Murray, Paxton Whitehead and Victor Garber in the cast.
  • (December 5, 1986 to January 25, 1987) He directed Tennessee Williams' play, "Sweet Bird of Youth," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Lauren Bacall in the cast.
  • (January 14 to March 28, 1993) He directed David Williamson's play, "Money and Friends," in the American premiere in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Michael Gross and Linda Thorson in the cast. Jon Gottlieb was sound designer. Hayden Griffin was costume designer.
  • (December 9, 2014 to January 18, 2015) He directed Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Angela Lansbury in the cast.
  • (November 20, 2001 to January 6, 2002) He directed Michael Frayn's play, "Copenhagen," in arrangement with Michael Codron, Lee Dean and the Royal National Theatre in part of the Mark Taper Subscription series at the Wilshire Theater in Los Angeles, California. James M. Nederlander, Roger Berlind, Scott Nederlander, Ray Larsen and Elizabeth Ireland McCann were producers.
  • (1977 to 1978 season) He directed John Webster's play, "The White Devil," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Ken Ruta in the cast. Patrick Robertson was set designer. Annena Stubbs was costume designer. Duane Schuler was lighting designer. Dick Whitbeck was composer.

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