Keith Baxter

Keith Baxter's first major success was playing Prince Hal in Orson Welles's version of Shakespeare's Henry IV plays, Chimes at Midnight, later a celebrated film withWelles himself playing Falstaff and John Gielgud as King Henry. Many more starring roles followed in the West End and on Broadway, including Sleuth, with Anthony Quayle, A Man for All Seasons opposite Paul Scofield and Private Lives with Joan Collins. His film also include Ash Wednesday starring Elizabeth Taylor. A close friend of Tennessee Williams, he directed the first London production of William's The Red Devil Battery Sign, in which he also starred. In a career spanning 40 years he has worked with many of the great actors of our times. His original plays include Cavell, 56 Duncan Terrace and Barnaby and the Old Boys.