David Peacock (theatre administrator)
David Peacock (1924-2000), was a British theatre administrator.
Peacock was born in England on 14 April 1924. He was the son of a civil servant father and a French mother.
Peacock was director of the production course at the National Theatre School of Canada, and in 1970 became the school's general director. From 1972, he was in charge of the arts division of the Canada Council.
In 1951, Peacock married Georgia Thorndike, niece of the actress Sybil Thorndike, and they had seven children, including the actress Lucy Peacock. They divorced in 1978, he moved back to England, and remarried.
He died in London on 11 January 2000.