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Adrian Keith Noble
19 July 1950


-   'Joanne Pearce (I)' (qv) (June 1991 - present); 2 children


-   He was awarded the 1981 Circle Theatre Awards (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Director of 1980 for A Doll's House.

-   Became an Associate Member of RADA.


-   (April 2005): He directed "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", a musical by 'Richard M. Sherman', 'Robert B. Sherman' (qv), adapted by 'Jeremy Sams' (qv) (Hilton Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).

-   (1979) He directed 'William Congreve' (qv)'s play, "Love for Love", at the Theatre Royal in Bristol, England in a Bristol Old Vic production with 'Miles Anderson (I)' (qv), 'Lynette Davies' (qv), 'Richard Mayes (I)' (qv), 'Robert O'Mahoney' (qv), 'June Barrie' (qv), 'Sheila Ballantine' (qv) and 'Amanda Redman' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1990) He directed 'Frank McGuinness' (qv)' translation of 'Anton Chekhov' (qv)'s play, "The Three Sisters", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with 'Sorcha Cusack' (qv), 'Niamh Cusack' (qv), 'Sinéad Cusack' (qv), 'Cyril Cusack' (qv), 'Finbar Lynch' (qv), 'Patricia Hayes (I)' (qv), 'Nicky Henson' (qv) and 'Lesley Manville' (qv) in the cast.

-   (2003) He directed 'Oscar Wilde' (qv)'s play, "A Woman of No Importance", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with 'Rupert Graves' (qv), 'Samantha Bond (I)' (qv), 'Prunella Scales' (qv), 'Joanne Pearce (I)' (qv), 'Caroline Blakiston' (qv), 'Rachael Stirling' (qv), 'Peter Cellier' (qv), 'John Normington' (qv), 'Ralph Nossek' (qv) and 'Elizabeth Garvie' (qv) in the cast.

-   (July 1981) He directed 'Alexander Ostrovsky (I)' (qv)'s play, "The Forest", in a Royal Shakespeare Company Production at the Royal Shakespeare Company Warehouse Theatre in London, England with 'Alan Howard (I)' (qv), 'Richard Pasco' (qv), 'Janine Duvitski' (qv), 'Barbara Leigh-Hunt' (qv) and 'David Waller (I)' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1982) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Gambon, Antony Sher, Sara Kestelmann, Jenny Agutter, Alice Krige, Pete Postlethwaite, David Waller, and Jonathan Hyde in the cast.

-   (February 1982) He directed 'Alexander Ostrovsky (I)' (qv)'s play, "The Forest", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with 'Alan Howard (I)' (qv), 'Richard Pasco' (qv) and 'Barbara Leigh-Hunt' (qv) in the cast.

-   (May 1982) He directed 'Henrik Ibsen' (qv)'s play, "A Doll's House", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with 'Cheryl Campbell (I)' (qv), 'Stephen Moore (I)' (qv) and 'Marjorie Bland' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1983) He directed Massinger's play, "A New Way to Pay Old Debts", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with 'Emrys James' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1983) He acted in 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "Measure for Measure", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with 'Daniel Massey (I)' (qv), 'David Schofield (I)' (qv) and 'Juliet Stevenson' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1983) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Paul Greenwood, Peter McEnery, Richard O'Callaghan, Henry Goodman, and Zoe Wanamaker in the cast.

-   (1982) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "King Lear", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with 'Michael Gambon' (qv), 'David Waller (I)' (qv) and 'Antony Sher' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1983) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "King Lear", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with 'Michael Gambon' (qv), 'David Waller (I)' (qv) and 'Antony Sher' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1983) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "Antony and Cleopatra", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with 'Michael Gambon' (qv), 'Helen Mirren' (qv) and 'Bob Peck (I)' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1984) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "Henry V", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with 'Kenneth Branagh' (qv), 'Ian McDiarmid' (qv) and 'Patricia Routledge' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1984) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Paul Greenwood, Peter McEnery, Zoe Wanamaker, Richard O'Callaghan, Henry Goodman, Jane Booker, and Sheila Ballantine in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.

-   (1984) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "Measure for Measure", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with 'Daniel Massey (I)' (qv), 'David Schofield (I)' (qv) and 'Juliet Stevenson' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1984) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale, and Arthur Miler's play, "The Crucible," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Christ Church Spitalfields Theatre in London, England with Alun Armstrong and Lynn Fairleigh in the cast. Barry Kyle and Nick Hamm were also directors.

-   (1985) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakepeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Hilton McRae, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, and Nicky Henson in the cast.

-   (1986) He directed Adrian Mnouchkine, Klaus Mann, and Timberlake Wertenbaker's play, "Mephisto," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Alan Rickman and Fiona Shaw in the cast.

-   (1986) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Jonathan Pryce, Sinead Cusack, Alfred Burke, Nicholas Woodeson, David Killick, Hugh Quarshie, David Troughton, and Penny Downie in the cast.

-   (1987) He directed Nick Dear's play, "The Art of Success," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Michael Kitchen, Simon Russell Beale, and Penny Downie in the cast.

-   (1987) He directed Cole Porter's play, "Kiss Me, Kate," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Jones, Nichola McAuliffe, and Tim Flavin in the cast.

-   (1988) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Miles Anderson, Amanda Root, and Desmond Barrit in the cast.

-   (1988) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Plantagenets," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ralph Fiennes, David Calder, Oliver Cotton, Joanne Pearce, Anton Lesser, Penny Downie and David Waller in the cast.

-   (1989) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Plantagenets," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, David Waller, Oliver Cotton, David Calder, Anton Lesser, Simon Dormandy, David Morrissey, Robert Demeger, Penny Downie, Mark Strong, Joanne Peace, and Ken Bones in the cast.

-   (1991) He directed William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Parts I and II," in a Royal Shakespeare Company productions at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Robert Stephens, Julian Glover, Owen Teale, Michael Maloney, Philip Voss, Denys Hawthorne, Clifford Rose, Linda Bassett, Christopher Luscombe, Jane Gurnett, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Joanne Pearce, and Bernard Kay in the cast.

-   (1991) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1992) He directed Timberlake Wertenbaker's translations of Sophocles' plays, "The Thebans: Oedipous Tyrannos, Oedipus at Colonnus, and Antigone," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Gerard Murphy, John Shrapnel, Clifford Rose, Linda Marlowe, Denys Hawthorne, Richard Moore, Joanne Pearce, Linda Bassett, Philip Voss, Rob Edwards, Ian Hughes, Paul Kiernan, and Valerie Serrufu in the cast.

-   (1992) He directed William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Parts I and II," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Julian Glover, Owen Teale, Michael Maloney, Philip Voss, Ian Hughes, Denys Hawthorne, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Clifford Rose, Rob Edwards, Linda Bassett, Christopher Luscombe, Jane Gurnett, Joanne Pearce and Bernard Kay in the cast.

-   (1992) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1993) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1993) He directed Tom Stoppard's play, "Travesties," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Antony Sher, David Westhead, Lloyd Hutchinson, Geoffrey Freshwater, Amanda Harris, Rebecca Saire, and Trevor Martin in the cast.

-   (1993) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with John Nettles, Samantha Bond, Benjamin Whitrow, Paul Jesson, Andrew Jarvis, Gemma Jones, Jeffery Dench, Graham Turner, Richard McCabe, Alan Cox, and Phyllida Hancock in the cast.

-   (1994) He directed in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Janet Dale, Jenny Quayle, Abigail McKern, Christopher Colquhoun, John Normington, Simon Dormandy, David Calder, David Bradley, Simon Russell Beale, Owen Teale, Ian Hughes, and Mark Lockyer in the cast.

-   (1993) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Cheryl Campbell, Denys Hawthorne, Jason Durr, Christopher Ravenscroft, Michael Siberry, Adrian Lukis, and Emily Richard in the cast.

-   (1994) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon and at Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1995) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Alex Jennings, Stella Gonet, Barry Lynch, Emma Fielding, Toby Stephens, Kevin Doyle, Emily Raymond, Philip Voss, Desmond Barrit, and Daniel Evans in the cast.

-   (1995) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre Season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1996) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1996) He directed 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv)'s play, "Romeo and Juliet", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with 'Zubin Varla' (qv), 'Lucy Whybrow' (qv), 'Mark Lockyer' (qv) and 'Julian Glover' (qv) in the cast.

-   (1997) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre and The Pit Theatre in London, England.

-   (1998) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (1998) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with David Calder, Penny Layden, Scott Handy, Robert Glenister, Colin George, Alfred Burke, and Barry Stanton in the cast.

-   (1998) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Cymbeline," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Edward Petherbridge, Joanna Pearce, Damian Lewis, and Guy Henry in the cast.

-   (1999) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and The Swan Theatre both in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (2000) He directed Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Penelope Wilton, Nigel Terry, John Light, Justine Waddell, Richard Pasco, and Richard Johnson in the cast.

-   (2000) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (2001) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England.

-   (2002) He was the artistic director for the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and The Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at The Haymarket Theatre and The Roundhouse Theatre in London, England.

-   (1996) He directed Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Penelope Wilton, David Troughton, Emilia Fox, Kate Duchene, Darlene Johnson, Alec McCowen, James Hayes, Louise Gold, Peter Copley, Mark Lockyer, and Sean Murray in the cast.

-   (1997) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Cymbeline," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Edward Petherbridge, Joanna McCallum, Joanne Pearce, Damian Lewis, Guy Henry, Paul Benthall, David Hobbs, Paul Freeman, Rex Obana, John Kane, Ian Hogg, Jo Stone-Fewings, and Richard Cant in the cast.

-   (April 1981-May 1981) He directed John Webster's play, "The Duchess of Malfi," at the Roundhouse Theatre in London, England in a Royal Exchange Theatre Company production with Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins, Julian Curry, Mike Gwilym, Robert Reynolds, Sorcha Cusack, Diana Hardcastle, Pete Postlethwaite, and Albie Woodington in the cat.

-   (1987) He directed 'Cole Porter' (qv)'s musical, "Kiss Me Kate", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with 'Paul Jones (IV)' (qv), 'Nichola McAuliffe' (qv) and 'Tim Flavin (I)' (qv) in the cast.


-   "The Daily Telegraph" (UK), 11 May 2004, Iss. 46317, pg. 19, by: Rupert Christiansen, "'Vile. Hateful. A horrible time.'"

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  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

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  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)