Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Pamela Howard Biography (1939-)
Born January 5, 1939, in Birmingham, England; daughter of Joseph and Ann (Gatoff) Howard (formerly Hoffman); divorced from first husband, 1980; children:Sophie Rachel, Fanny Rebecca. Addresses: HOME--73 Medfield Street, Roehampton Village, London SW15 4YJ, England. OFFICE--School of Theatre Design,Central School of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London WC1, England. AGENT--Ann Zahl, Sonny Zahl Associates, 57 Great Cumberland Place, London W1, England.
CTFT learned that Pamela Howard's drawing and paintings can be found in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Theatre Museum, the City of Leeds Art Gallery, the Arts Council of Great Britain, the British Council, the Charles Spencer Theatre Gallery, and other private collections.
- Birth Details
- January 5, 1939
- Birmingham, England
- PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; ALL AS SET DESIGNER,UNLESS INDICATED Blues, Whites,and Reds, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, U.K., 1974.
- The White Devil, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, U.K., 1975.
- Bartholomew Fair, Nottingham Playhouse, 1976.
- White Suit Blues, Edinburgh Theatre Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1977.
- War Music, Prospect Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1977.
- The Alchemist, Nottingham Playhouse, 1978.
- The Cherry Orchard, Treetops, and Massaccio Festival, all Riverside Studios, London, 1978.
- costume designer, The Philanderer, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1978.
- costume designer, Has Washington Legs?, National Theatre Company, Cottesloe Theatre, London, 1978.
- costume designer, Othello, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1979.
- Costume designer, Terra Nova, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, U.K., 1980.
- costume designer, The Beggar's Opera, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London,1980.
- Gilles de Rais, Classic Stage Company Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Sergeant Musgrave's Dance, National Theatre Company, Cottesloe Theatre, 1981.
- On the Rocks, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1982.
- The Entertainer, Theatre Clwyd, Mold, Wales, 1983.
- Annie Wobbler, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, then New End Theatre, London, both 1983.
- 221-B Baker Street, Edinburgh Theatre Festival, 1983.
- Kipling (one-man show), Mermaid Theatre, London, then Royale Theatre, NewYork City, both 1984.
- The Merchant of Venice, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1984.
- The Taming of the Shrew, RSC, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1984.
- Annie, Anna, Annabella, Theatre les Ateliers, Lyons, France, then TheatreAthenee, Paris, France, both 1985.
- director, About a Painter, Jeanetta Cochrane Theatre, London, then Riverside Studios, both 1985.
- School for Wives, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, 1986.
- Yerma, National Theatre Company, Cottesloe Theatre, 1987.
- director, Gone with the Wyndes, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, U.K., 1988.
- Also designed Don Giovanni (opera), Pavilion Opera, 1985; and Waiting forGodot, Power Center, 1987; and with the Belgrade Theatre, Conventry, U.K.; Ipswich Arts Theatre, London; Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, U.K.,and the Unicorn Theatre for Young People.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Set designer: Candida, National Theatre Company, Indian cities, 1982.
- 221-B Baker Street, U.K. cities, 1983.
- The Knack, Arts Council of Great Britain, U.K. cities, 1984.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
- Set designer, British Design (documentary), Central Office for Information, 1988.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; EPISODIC
- Set designer, "The Work of Central School of Art and Design," Saturday Review, BBC-2, 1984.
- Set designer, In the Making, BBC-2, 1980.
- (Advisory editor) Ten Years of British Theatre Design, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1988.
- (compiled British section) Theatre Design throughout the World 1950- 60,International Theatre Institute.
- Design in the Twentieth Century, Basil Blackwell.
- Also author of numerous articles on theatre design.
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