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Born: January 14, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Suffolk, England, GB Profession: Music ...
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1965:
Directed children's play "The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew" for Royal Shakespeare Company
1968:
Was Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company
1969:
Won widespread praise for directing "The Revenger's Tragedy" for RSC
1974:
Produced a British TV version of "Anthony and Cleopatra" starring his then-wife Janet Suzman
1975:
Made screen debut directing and adapting "Hedda"
1976:
Wrote lyrics for and staged "The Comedy of Errors" at RSC
1980:
With John Caird, co-directed David Edgar's "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby"; production moved to Broadway in 1981
1981:
Contributed lyrics and directed the London production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Cats"; repeated staging for the 1982 Broadway production
1982:
Co-directed four-part TV verion of "Nicholas Nickleby"; aired in syndication in USA in 1983
1985:
With Caird, co-directed the musical "Les Miserables"; repeated staging for the 1987 Broadway production
1985:
Helmed second film, the period drama "Lady Jane", written by David Edgar and starring Helena Bonham Carter
1986:
Assumed direction of musical "Chess" after Michael Bennett withdrew because of illness
1989:
Staged the Lloyd Webber musical "Aspects of Love" in London; repeated for Broadway in 1990
1993:
Directed a TV version of "Porgy and Bess"
1994:
Again helmed a Lloyd Webber musical, "Sunset Boulevard"
1994:
Signed two-year, first look deal with New Line Cinema
1995:
Chosen as successor to Richard Eyre as artistic director of London's National Theatre
1996:
Adapted and directed feature version of "Twelfth Night", co-starring Helena Bonham Carter and Nunn's wife Imogen Stubbs
1997:
In June, "Cats" became the longest-running musical in Broadway history
1997:
Assumed position as head of the National Theatre (October)
1998:
Staged the debut production of a previously unproduced Tennessee Williams' play "Not About Nightingales"; recreated staging for Broadway
1998:
Helmed acclaimed London stage revival of "Oklahoma!"
2000:
Staged production of "The Cherry Orchard" starring real-life siblings Corin and Vanessa Redgrave

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