28th season: Director of Blithe Spirit. Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. Stratford Acting (select): Title roles in King Lear, Tartuffe, Timon of Athens, Macbeth, Richard III. Lady Bracknell (The Importance of Being Earnest), Sir Harcourt Courtly (London Assurance), Sir Peter Teazle (The School for Scandal), Benedick (Much Ado About Nothing), Salieri (Amadeus), Lord Foppington (The Relapse), Malvolio (Twelfth Night). Stratford Directing: The Importance of Being Earnest, King Lear, London Assurance, Fallen Angels, Noises Off, Present Laughter, Private Lives, The Winter’s Tale, Equus, Waiting for Godot, Othello, Phaedra, Blithe Spirit, The Rivals, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus. Elsewhere: Starred in over 18 Broadway productions, most recently in the hit revival of The Importance of Being Earnest. Awards: Tony Award (The School for Wives), five N.Y. Drama Desk Awards, inducted American Theatre Hall of Fame (1997).
Meet Brian Bedford at Star Talks on Sunday, August 25.