Terry HANDS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1941-01-09
Education Univ of Birmingham (BA), RADA
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Style Terry Hands, Esq, CBE
Career theatre and opera director; fndr dir Liverpool Everyman Theatre 1964-66; RSC: artistic dir Theatreground (touring schs and community centres) 1966-68, assoc dir 1967, jt artistic dir 1978, chief exec 1986-91, dir emeritus 1991-; dir Clwyd Theatr Cymru 1997-; Hon DLitt Univ of Birmingham, Hon DLitt Univ of Liverpool, Hon PhD; hon fell: Shakespeare Inst, Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 2002, Glyndwr Univ; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France); >ir< dir many prodns for RSC incl: The Merry Wives of Windsor 1968 (revived 1975/76), Pericles 1969, Henry V, Henry IV Parts I and 2 (all transfered to Aldwych (centenary season Stratford)) 1975, Henry VI (all 3 parts, Stratford (1st time in entirety since Shakespeare's day, SWET Award for Dir of the Year)) 1977, As You Like It, Richard II and Richard III (the latter two completing the entire Shakespeare history cycle, begun 1975, with Alan Howard in leading roles, Stratford) 1982, Much Ado About Nothing (Stratford) 1982, Poppy (Musical of the Year), Cyrano de Bergerac (SWET Award for Best Dir, Barbican) 1983, Red Noses 1985, Singer 1989, The Seagull 1990, Tamburlaine (Evening Standard Award for Best Dir, transferred to Barbican) 1992-93, The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Rep and Old Vic) 1995; for Clwyd Theatr Cymru: The Importance of Being Earnest 1997, Equus 1997, A Christmas Carol 1997, The Journey of Mary Kelly, The Norman Conquests 1998, Twelfth Night 1999, Macbeth 1999, Under Milk Wood 1999, Private Lives 2000, King Lear 2001, Bedroom Farce 2001, The Rabbit 2001, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead 2002, Betrayal 2002, Romeo and Juliet 2002, The Four Seasons 2002, Blithe Spirit 2003, The Crucible 2003, Pleasure and Repentance 2003, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 2004, Brassed Off 2004, Troilus and Cressida 2005, Chorus of Disapproval 2006, Memory 2006, Arcadia 2007, Cherry Orchard 2007, Macbeth 2008, Noises Off 2009, Mary Stuart 2009, Pygmalion 2009, Arden of Faversham 2010, A Small Family Business 2010, Blackthorn 2011, The Taming of the Shrew 2011, As You Like It 2012, Boeing, Boeing 2012, The Winslow Boy 2013; other credits incl: Richard III (Comedie Française) 1972 (Meilleur Spectacle de L'Année), Twelfth Night 1976 (Meilleur Spectacle de L'Année), Othello (Paris Opera, televised France 1978), Parsifal (Royal Opera House) 1979, Arden of Faversham (Schauspielhaus Zürich) 1992, Buffalo Bill Show (Recklinghausen) 1992, Simon Boccanegra (Bremen) 1992, Sag Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind (Berlin) 1993, Hamlet (Paris) 1994, Hadrian VII and The Visit (Chichester Festival Theatre) 1995, Merry Wives of Windsor (RNT 1995, NT Oslo 1995), The Pretenders (NT Oslo) 1996, The Seagull (NT Oslo) 1998, Macbeth (New York) 2000; conslt dir: Comedie Française 1975-80, Troilus and Cressida (Burgtheater Vienna) 1977, As You Like It (Burgtheater Vienna) 1979, Hamlet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre) 2006
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