Peter Brook

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Peter Brook in 2009

Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE (21 March 1925 – 2 July 2022) was an English theatre and film director. He directed the Marat/Sade and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company and, after settling in Paris, The Mahabharata.


  • The work of a director can be summed up in two very simple words. Why and How.
    • Brook, Peter (in English). On Directing. London, England: Faber and Faber ltd. pp. ix (Foreword). 0-571-19149-5. 

See also[edit]

  • Marat/Sade (Brook's 1967 film version of the play)

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