Peter Stein

Michael Billington profiles theatre director Peter Stein, who has dominated European theatre since the 60s with productions of Brecht, Ibsen, Gorky, Shakespeare and others.

His work is characterised by social and psychological insight, a compelling fusion of symbolism and realism.

Billington talks to Stein on the set of the current Welsh National Opera production of `Peter Grimes' and discusses his work in conversation with Bruno Ganz, Sam Mendes, biographer Michael Patterson, Brian McMaster of the EDINBURGH Festival, and Carlo Rizzi and Anthony Freud of Welsh National Opera.

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19990228

Michael Billington profiles theatre director Peter Stein, who has dominated European theatre since the 60s with productions of Brecht, Ibsen, Gorky, Shakespeare and others.

His work is characterised by social and psychological insight, a compelling fusion of symbolism and realism.

Billington talks to Stein on the set of the current Welsh National Opera production of `Peter Grimes' and discusses his work in conversation with Bruno Ganz, Sam Mendes, biographer Michael Patterson, Brian McMaster of the EDINBURGH Festival, and Carlo Rizzi and Anthony Freud of Welsh National Opera.

19990228

Michael Billington profiles theatre director Peter Stein, who has dominated European theatre since the 60s with productions of Brecht, Ibsen, Gorky, Shakespeare and others.

His work is characterised by social and psychological insight, a compelling fusion of symbolism and realism.

Billington talks to Stein on the set of the current Welsh National Opera production of `Peter Grimes' and discusses his work in conversation with Bruno Ganz, Sam Mendes, biographer Michael Patterson, Brian McMaster of the EDINBURGH Festival, and Carlo Rizzi and Anthony Freud of Welsh National Opera.