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David Jones Biography (1934-)
Full name, David Hugh Jones; born February 19, 1934, in Poole, England; immigrated to the United States in 1979; son of John David and Gwendolen Agnes Langworthy (Ricketts) Jones; married Sheila Marion Essex Allen, October 20, 1964; children: Joseph Luke Allen, Jesse Gawain Allen. Addresses: AGENT--Lantz Inc., 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10106.
- Birth Details
- February 19, 1934
- Poole, England
- FIRST LONDON STAGE WORK--Director, Sweet Agonistes, Purgatory, Krapp's Last Tape, all Mermaid Theatre, 1961.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
- Saint's Day, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1965.
- As You Like It, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., then London, 1967.
- Diary of a Scoundrel, Liverpool, U.K., 1968.
- The Tempest, Chichester, U.K., 1968.
- As You Like It, Los Angeles, CA, then Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1968.
- The Marrying of Ann Leete, The Return of A.J. Raffles, Twelfth Night, allStratford, ON, Canada, 1975.
- Summerfolk, New York City, 1975.
- Love's Labour's Lost, New York City, then London, 1975.
- All's Well That Ends Well, Stratford, ON, Canada, 1977.
- Also directed The Empire Builders, 1962; The Governor's Lady and (with Peter Brook) The Investigation, both 1965; Belcher's Luck, 1966; The Silver Tassie, 1969; After Haggerty, The Plebians Rehearse the Uprising, both 1970; Enemies, 1971; The Lower Depths, The Island of the Mighty, both 1972; Love's Labour's Lost, 1973; Duck Song and Summerfolk, both 1974; The Zykovs, Ivanov, both 1976; Cymbeline, Baal, both 1979.
- Director, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn,NY, 1981; director, Jungle of Cities, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1981; producer, Particular Friendships, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1981; director, Rip Van Winkle, or "The Works," Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1981-82; producer, The Good Parts, Astor Place Theatre, 1982.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
- Director, Betrayal, Twentieth Century-Fox Classic, 1983.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; SERIES
- Producer, Monitor (arts magazine show), BBC, 1958-64.
- producer, Play of the Month, BBC, 1977-79.
- director, Shakespeare series, BBC, 1982-83.
- Also introduced The Present Stage, 1965, and Review (arts magazine show),1971-72. Introduced The Case of Eliza Armstrong, 1974; produced Ice Age, TheBeaux' Stratagem, and Langarishe Go Down.
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