Michael Scudamore Redgrave Edit Profile
Student Clifton College, 1922-1926. Bachelor of Arts, Magdalene College, Cambridge U., 1927, Master of Arts, 1950. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Bristol University, 1966.
With Liverpool Repertory Theatre, 1934-1936, Old Vic, 1936-1937, 49-50,John Gielgud's Company, 1937-1938, Michel St. Denis's Company, 1938-1939, Stratford-on-Avon Company, 1951, 53, 58. Appeared in Beggar's Opera and ThunderRock 1940. Appeared in A Month in the Country, 1943, Uncle Harry, 1944, Macbeth, London and New York City, 1947, Hamlet, London, Zurich, Elsinore and Holland Festivals, 1950, Winter Journey, 1952, Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatra, 1953-1954, A Touch of the Sun, 1958, The Aspern Papers, 1959-1960, The Tiger and the Horse, 1960-1961.
Toured Russia playing Hamlet, 1958-1959. Appeared in The Complaisant Lover, 1961-1962, Out of Bounds, 1962, Uncle Vanya, 1962, 63, National Theatre Company Hamlet, Hobson's Choice, The Master Builder, 1963-1964. Director opening season of Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, 1965.
Director A Month in the Country, 1965, The Old Boys, 1971, Voyage Round My Father, 1972, 73, The Hollow Crown, 1973, Pleasure and Repentance, 1974, Shakespeare's People, 1975, 76, 77, Close of Play, 1979. Films acted in include: The Lady Vanishes, The Stars Look Down, Thunder Rock, The Way to the Star, Dead of Night, Fame is the Spur, The Browning Version, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Dam Busters, The Innocents, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The Heroes of Telemark, The Hill, Oh] What a Lovely War, Battle of Britain, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Connecting Rooms, Goodbye Gemini, The Go-Between, 1971.
Director Werther 1966, LaBoheme, Glyndebourne, 1967. Author: The Seventh Man (play), 1936. Actor's Ways and Means, 1953.
Mask or Face, 1955; The Mountebank's Tale(novel), The Aspern Papers (play), 1959, Circus Boy (play), 1963.
Member National Theatre Company, 1963-1964.
Married Rachel Kempson, July 18, 1935. Children: Vanessa, Corin William, Lynn Rachel.