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Sir Richard Eyre (1943-), Stage, film and television director

Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre

Sitter in 4 portraits
Stage, film and television director. Director of the Nottingham Playhouse before becoming Associate Director (1981-8) and Artistic Director of the Royal National Theatre (1988-97). Among his National Theatre productions have been Racing Demon (1990), Night of the Iguana (1992) and Amy's View (1997). His films include The Ploughman's Lunch and Iris (2001), for which he also wrote the screenplay.

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Sir Richard Eyre

by Peter Snow
charcoal, 1996
NPG 6399


Sir Richard Eyre

by James F. Hunkin
selenium-toned Kodak Ektalure print, 1993
NPG x45938


Actors' Last Supper

by Alistair Morrison, and by Andy Teare, and by Dean Mitchell
digital C-type colour print, 2011
NPG x136665