Cottrell, Richard

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COTTRELL, Richard. British, b. 1936. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Translations. Career: Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England, front of house manager, 1960-63; Allied Filmmakers, London, England, reader, 1963; British Broadcasting Corp., London, reader and scriptwriter in Sound Drama Department, 1963-64; Hampstead Theatre, London, general manager, 1964-66; Prospect Theatre Company, London, associate director, 1966-69; Cambridge Theatre Company, Cambridge, England, founder and director, 1970-75; Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, England, director, 1975-80; freelance director and playwright, 1980-85; Nimrod Theatre, Sydney, Australia, director, 1985-87. Publications: PLAYS Deutsches Haus (2 act), 1959; (co-author of adaptation) Howards End (3 act), 1965; (adapter) A Room with a View (3 act), 1967. TRANSLATIONS: G. Feydeau, The Birdwatcher, 1963; A. Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard, 1967; A. Chekhov, The Seagull, 1970; A. Chekhov, The Three Sisters, 1971; G. Feydeau, Ruling the Roost, 1972; E. Westphal, You and Your Clouds, 1972; E. Ionesco, Aunt Sally; or, The Triumph of Death, 1973; A. Chekhov, Uncle Vanya, 1982; J. Racine, Britannicus, 1994. Address: c/o Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd, National House, 60-66 Wardour St, London W1V 3HP, England.