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Bill Bryden
William Campbell Rough Bryden

(1942-04-12)12 April 1942
DiedJanuary 2022 (aged 79)
OccupationTheatre director
Spouse(s)Deborah Morris (1970–1988) div
Angela Douglas (1988–2022, married 2009)
AwardsLaurence Olivier Award for Best Director (1985): The Mysteries
William Campbell Rough Bryden, CBE, (12 April 1942 – January 2022) was a British stage and film director and screenwriter.
1 Early life and career
1.1 Personal life and death
2 Work
2.1 Film director
2.2 Writer
2.3 Theatre director
2.4 Opera director
3 Awards and nominations
4 Further reading
5 References
6 External links
Early life and career
He worked as a trainee with Scottish Television before becoming assistant director at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, in 1965. He then worked as a director at the Royal Court Theatre (1967–1971), the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1972–1975), Associate Director at the National Theatre (1975–1985); and as a visiting director in Glasgow and New York. In 1990, he directed Leoš Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen, at the Royal Opera House. He was Head of Television Drama at BBC Scotland (1984-1993) and has also done other work for film and television, as screenwriter, director and executive producer. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1993.
Personal life and death
In 1970 he married Deborah Morris, a potter, daughter of IOC President Lord Killanin and they had two children Dillon and Mary Kate. The couple divorced in 1988.
In 1988, he met actress Angela Douglas at a dinner party arranged by mutual friend Marsha Hunt. They have lived together in west London since, and were married at City Hall, New York City in February 2009.
National Life Stories conducted an oral history interview (C1316/11) with Bill Bryden in 2009 for its Legacy of the English Stage Company collection held by the British Library.
Bryden died in January 2022, at the age of 79.
Film director
1983: Ill Fares the Land
1986: The Holy City
1987: Aria (segment)
1992: Six Characters in Search of an Author
1975: Benny Lynch, Scenes from a Short Life : a Play Benny Lynch: Scenes from a Short Life : a Play
1976: Willie Rough, a BBC Play for Today
1977: Old Movies
1980: The Long Riders (film)
1981: Civilians, a play
Theatre director
Theatre programme for the 1990 production of The Ship
1972: Kidnapped – Royal Lyceum
1974: Romeo and Juliet - Old Vic
1974: Spring Awakening – Old Vic
1974: Romeo and Juliet – Old Vic
1975: The Playboy of the Western World – Old Vic
1976: Watch It Come Down – Old Vic then National Theatre
1976: Il Campiello – National Theatre
1976: Counting the Ways – National Theatre
1977 (with Sebastian Graham Jones): The Passion – National Theatre
1977: Old Movies – National Theatre
1977: The Plough and the Stars – National Theatre
1978 (with Sebastian Graham Jones): Lark Rise – National Theatre
1978: American Buffalo – National Theatre
1978 (with Sebastian Graham Jones): The World Turned Upside Down – National Theatre
1978: The Long Voyage Home – National Theatre
1978: Dispatches – National Theatre
1979 (with Sebastian Graham Jones): Candleford – National Theatre
1980: Hughie – National Theatre
1980: The Iceman Cometh – National Theatre
1980: The Nativity – National Theatre
1980: The Crucible – National Theatre
1981: Civilians (writer & director) - Scottish Theatre Company
1982: Don Quixote - National Theatre
1982: A Midsummer Night's Dream – National Theatre
1983: Glengarry Glen Ross – National Theatre (World Premiere) then Mermaid Theatre, London
1983: Cinderella - National Theatre
1984: Golden Boy - National Theatre
1985: Doomsday, presented with The Nativity and The Passion, as the Mysteries from medieval Mystery plays in a version by Tony Harrison – National Theatre
1989: A Life in the Theatre - Theatre Royal then Strand Theatre, London
1989: Op Hoop Van Zegen - Ro Theatre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1990: The Ship (writer & director) Harland & Wolff Shed, Govan, Glasgow
1994: A Month in the Country by Ivan Turgenev, starring Helen Mirren and John Hurt. Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and West End
1994: The Big Picnic (writer & director) - Harland & Wolff, Govan, Glasgow
1995: Son of Man - The Pit, RSC, London
1996: Uncle Vanya - Minerva Theatre, Chichester then Albery Theare, London
1999: The Mysteries - The Nativity - National Theatre
1999: The Mysteries - The Passion - National Theatre
1999: The Mysteries - Doomsday - National Theatre
2001: The Good Hope – National Theatre
2005: Romeo and Juliet – Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2005: The Creeper – Theatre Royal Windsor
Opera director
1988: Parsifal by Richard Wagner - Royal Opera House, London
1990: The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš_Janáček - Royal Opera House, London
2000: The Silver Tassie - English National Opera, London
Awards and nominations
1985: Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Director, The Mysteries.
1985: London Critics' Circle Theatre Awards for Best Director for The Mysteries
1985: London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for The Mysteries
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