Original London Production : Started 8th November 1962, at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
Leading Actors : Michael Redgrave and Pauline Jameson
Sir Michael Redgrave was of the generation of English actors that gave the world the legendary John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, and Laurence Olivier, Britain’s three fabled “Theatrical Knights” back in the days when a knighthood for thespian was far rarer than it is today. A superb actor, Redgrave himself was a charter member of the post-Great War English acting pantheon and was the sire of an acting dynasty. He and his wife, Rachel Kempson, were the parents of Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, and Lynn Redgrave and the grandparents of Natasha Richardson, Joely Richardson, and Jemma Redgrave.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood
Pauline Jameson was born on June 5, 1920, in Heacham, Norfolk, England as Pauline Louise Jameson. She was an actress, known for The Woman in White (1982), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), and Celebrity Playhouse (1981). She died on April 8, 2007, in England.
She had leading roles as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing with Christopher Plummer, Ophelia in Hamlet, The Princess of France in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Marina in Pericles and played opposite Dorothy Tutin in the Twelfth Night which also toured Moscow and Leningrad.
She began her career on the stage in the late 1930s in a career that lasted over five decades.
Trained at RADA. Stage debut in 1938, in London at the Q Theatre in 1942. Leading player with the Old Vic Company, 1948-49. Played Shakespearean roles in Stratford-upon-Avon from 1956, touring Europe and the USSR with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1964. Occasional appearances in BBC radio drama and on-screen.
An avid gardener.