Richard Eyre

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre CBE (born 28 March 1943) is an English director of film, theatre, television, and opera. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Richard Eyre, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Iris (2001)

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kate Winslet  •  Hugh Bonneville

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kate Winslet  •  Hugh Bonneville

Stage Beauty (2004)

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Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of acting. But when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Derek Hutchinson  •  Mark Letheren  •  Claire Danes  •  Billy Crudup

Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of acting. But when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Derek Hutchinson  •  Mark Letheren  •  Claire Danes  •  Billy Crudup

Suddenly, Last Summer (1993)

Catharine Holly, a poor relation of a prominent New Orleans family, seems to be insane after her cousin Sebastian dies under mysterious circumstances on a trip to Europe. Sebastian's mother, Violet Venable, trying to cloud the truth about her son's homosexuality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Rob Lowe  •  Richard E. Grant

Catharine Holly, a poor relation of a prominent New Orleans family, seems to be insane after her cousin Sebastian dies under mysterious circumstances on a trip to Europe. Sebastian's mother, Violet Venable, trying to cloud the truth about her son's homosexuality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Rob Lowe  •  Richard E. Grant

Tumbledown (1988)

The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Paul Rhys  •  David Calder  •  Barbara Leigh-Hunt

The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Paul Rhys  •  David Calder  •  Barbara Leigh-Hunt

The Insurance Man (1986)

Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually spreads over his body. After complaining to the management he is laid off ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Robert Hines  •  Alan MacNaughtan  •  Jim Broadbent

Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually spreads over his body. After complaining to the management he is laid off ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Robert Hines  •  Alan MacNaughtan  •  Jim Broadbent

The Cherry Orchard (1981)

Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a walthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherrt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anton Lesser  •  Harriet Walter

Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a walthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherrt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anton Lesser  •  Harriet Walter

Past Caring (1986)

67 year-old Victor is forced to move into an old people's home but he prefers to grow old disgracefully.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Denholm Elliott  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Connie Booth  •  Joan Greenwood

67 year-old Victor is forced to move into an old people's home but he prefers to grow old disgracefully.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Denholm Elliott  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Connie Booth  •  Joan Greenwood

Laughterhouse (1985)

A farmer becomes an unintentional celebrity when, because of a strike, he has to walk his 5000 geese 100 miles to market.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Bill Owen  •  Richard Hope  •  Stephen Moore

A farmer becomes an unintentional celebrity when, because of a strike, he has to walk his 5000 geese 100 miles to market.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Bill Owen  •  Richard Hope  •  Stephen Moore

The Other Man (2008)

The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Laura Linney  •  Liam Neeson

The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Laura Linney  •  Liam Neeson

King Lear (1998)

Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Amanda Redman  •  Barbara Flynn  •  Victoria Hamilton

Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Amanda Redman  •  Barbara Flynn  •  Victoria Hamilton

The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)

As England begins its military engagement in the Falklands, a BBC news journalist attempts to climb up from his working-class roots, at any cost, lying to those around him to get what he wants, only to discover that he is the recipient of a deception far more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Tim Curry  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Frank Finlay

As England begins its military engagement in the Falklands, a BBC news journalist attempts to climb up from his working-class roots, at any cost, lying to those around him to get what he wants, only to discover that he is the recipient of a deception far more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Tim Curry  •  Rosemary Harris  •  Frank Finlay

Notes on a Scandal (2006)

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A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Bill Nighy  •  Juno Temple

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Bill Nighy  •  Juno Temple

Loose Connections (1983)

A woman (Lindsay Duncan) enlists a man (Stephen Rea) who claims he is gay to accompany her on a long drive to a feminist conference in Munich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Keith Allen  •  Robbie Coltrane

A woman (Lindsay Duncan) enlists a man (Stephen Rea) who claims he is gay to accompany her on a long drive to a feminist conference in Munich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Keith Allen  •  Robbie Coltrane

The ROH Live: La Traviata (2016)

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Live showing of Verdi's Traviata with subsequent re-screenings Violetta, a Parisian courtesan suffering from tuberculosis, is throwing a party to celebrate her recovery. A young nobleman, Alfredo, plans to attend, and has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Venera Gimadieva  •  Saimir Pirgu  •  Luca Salsi  •  Andrea Hill

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Live showing of Verdi's Traviata with subsequent re-screenings Violetta, a Parisian courtesan suffering from tuberculosis, is throwing a party to celebrate her recovery. A young nobleman, Alfredo, plans to attend, and has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Venera Gimadieva  •  Saimir Pirgu  •  Luca Salsi  •  Andrea Hill

The Dresser (2015)

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is playing Lear is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emily Watson  •  Vanessa Kirby

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is playing Lear is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emily Watson  •  Vanessa Kirby

Bizet: Carmen (2014)

Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili gives a dynamic performance as Bizet’s iconic gypsy, the woman who lives by her own rules. Aleksandrs Antonenko is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell, and Ildar Abdrazakov plays Escamillo, the swaggering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Diamond  •  Richard Eyre
CAST:  John Moore  •  Anita Hartig  •  Aleksandrs Antonenko  •  Keith Miller

Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili gives a dynamic performance as Bizet’s iconic gypsy, the woman who lives by her own rules. Aleksandrs Antonenko is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell, and Ildar Abdrazakov plays Escamillo, the swaggering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Diamond  •  Richard Eyre
CAST:  John Moore  •  Anita Hartig  •  Aleksandrs Antonenko  •  Keith Miller

Ghosts (2014)

Lesley Manville gives a career best performance in Richard Eyre's award-winning revival of Ibsen's poignant tragedy. Helene Alving (Lesley Manville) leads an outwardly contented life. It is the eve of the 10th anniversary of her husband's death, and she is about to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Lesley Manville  •  Jack Lowden  •  Charlene McKenna  •  Brian McCardie

Lesley Manville gives a career best performance in Richard Eyre's award-winning revival of Ibsen's poignant tragedy. Helene Alving (Lesley Manville) leads an outwardly contented life. It is the eve of the 10th anniversary of her husband's death, and she is about to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Lesley Manville  •  Jack Lowden  •  Charlene McKenna  •  Brian McCardie

La Traviata (2009)

Renée Fleming has matured into one of the finest sopranos around at the moment, a true star with a sparkling personality and a velvet-toned voice that is capable of wringing the finest emotions out of works by Strauss and Tchaikovsky that from a lesser singer could ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Renée Fleming  •  Joseph Calleja  •  Thomas Hampson  •  Monika-Evelin Liiv

Renée Fleming has matured into one of the finest sopranos around at the moment, a true star with a sparkling personality and a velvet-toned voice that is capable of wringing the finest emotions out of works by Strauss and Tchaikovsky that from a lesser singer could ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Renée Fleming  •  Joseph Calleja  •  Thomas Hampson  •  Monika-Evelin Liiv

The Metropolitan Opera - Puccini: Manon Lescaut (2016)

Kristine Opolais is the young woman whose conflicting desires for love and luxury lead to her tragic end, and Roberto Alagna plays the man who falls for her in Puccini’s early hit. Richard Eyre’s elegant production, which sets the action in 1940s occupied France, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre  •  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kristine Opolais  •  Roberto Alagna  •  Massimo Cavalletti  •  Brindley Sherratt

Kristine Opolais is the young woman whose conflicting desires for love and luxury lead to her tragic end, and Roberto Alagna plays the man who falls for her in Puccini’s early hit. Richard Eyre’s elegant production, which sets the action in 1940s occupied France, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre  •  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kristine Opolais  •  Roberto Alagna  •  Massimo Cavalletti  •  Brindley Sherratt

Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage (2016)

This documentary celebrates one of Britain’s greatest actors, Dame Judi Dench, and looks back over her remarkable 60-year career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Whately
CAST:  Colin Salmon  •  Judi Dench  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ann Mitchell

This documentary celebrates one of Britain’s greatest actors, Dame Judi Dench, and looks back over her remarkable 60-year career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Whately
CAST:  Colin Salmon  •  Judi Dench  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ann Mitchell
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