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Peter Wilkins

In 1968, after training at Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art, Peter met Paul Elliott and Duncan Weldon and became, over the years, their company manager, production manager and, finally, executive director of Triumph Proscenium Productions. During that time, he had spells in South Africa; firstly as production manager to Pieter Toerien Productions and later as Executive Producer of Entertainment at Sun City. In the Autumn of 2004, he was the London Manager for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s season of plays at the Albery & Playhouse Theatres.

During the years with Triumph some of the more notable of the numerous productions that they produced in the West End for which Peter was responsible were:

o Dustin Hoffman in Sir Peter Hall’s production of The Merchant of Venice

o Al Pacino in American Buffalo

o Jack Lemmon and Kevin Spacey in Jonathan Miller’s Broadway production of Long Day’s Journey into Night

o Lauren Bacall in Sweet Bird of Youth directed by Harold Pinter

o Charlton Heston in A Man for All Seasons

o Faye Dunaway in Circe and Bravo again directed by Harold Pinter

o Heartbreak House, directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, starring Paul Scofield, and Vanessa Redgrave

o Revivals of two Pinter plays, The Caretaker and The Homecoming, at the Comedy Theatre, and both directed by Sir Peter Hall

Transfers To Broadway:

o Sir Derek Jacobi in Breaking the Code to the Neil Simon Theatre

o Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan in Private Lives to The Richard Rogers Theatre