Peter Wood (director)

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For other people of the same name, see Peter Wood.

Peter Wood (born 8 October 1927, Colyton, Devon, England)[1][2] is an English award-winning theatre and film director.

Amongst his early stage work was direction of Harold Pinter's debut work, The Birthday Party at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, and later Joe Orton's Loot.[3] He was also responsible for regularly directing premiere productions of plays by Tom Stoppard, from Jumpers (1972) to Hapgood (1988).[1]


  1. ^ a b Dan Rebellato "Wood, Peter" in Colin Chambers (ed.) Twentith Century Theatre, London: Continuum, 2002 [2005], p.848
  2. ^ The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance gives Wood's year of birth as 1925
  3. ^ Stevens, Christopher (2010). Born Brilliant: The Life Of Kenneth Williams. John Murray. p. 367. ISBN 1-84854-195-3. 

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