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Peter Brook

(1925-), Theatre and film producer; co-Director of The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Peter Stephen Paul Brook

Sitter in 12 portraits
Producer and director of plays, films and operas; Co-Director of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre; has also written television plays, composed music and designed sets for some of his productions.

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Peter Brook, by Irving Penn - NPG P588

Peter Brook

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG P588

Peter Brook, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(63)

Peter Brook

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(63)

Peter Brook, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(64)

Peter Brook

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(64)

Peter Brook, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(65)

Peter Brook

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(65)

Peter Brook, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(66)

Peter Brook

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
NPG 4529(66)

Peter Brook, by Angus McBean - NPG P58

Peter Brook

by Angus McBean
bromide print, circa 1959
NPG P58

Peter Brook, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14038

Peter Brook

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1953
NPG x14038

'The Dark is Light Enough', by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30078

'The Dark is Light Enough'

by Norman Parkinson
bromide print on card mount, 1954
NPG x30078

Peter Brook, by Associated Press - NPG x137683

Peter Brook

by Associated Press
vintage print, 1965
NPG x137683

Peter Brook, by James F. Hunkin - NPG x87216

Peter Brook

by James F. Hunkin
gelatin silver print, 1994
NPG x87216

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Peter Brook and an unknown woman

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1960s
NPG x47126

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Peter Brook

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1963
NPG x22413

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