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People From East Malling: Paxton Whitehead, Lambert Blackwell Larking, Edward Hawke Locker, Richard Fielder

People From East Malling: Paxton Whitehead, Lambert Blackwell Larking, Edward Hawke Locker, Richard Fielder

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Chapters: Paxton Whitehead, Lambert Blackwell Larking, Edward Hawke Locker, Richard Fielder. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Paxton Whitehead (born 17 October 1937) is a British actor who made his professional debut in 1956. Paxton was born in East Malling, Kent, England, the son of Louise (nee Hunt) and Charles Parkin Paxton, a lawyer. He trained at London's Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art beginning when he was 17 years old. After attending the Academy he worked in repertory, small touring companies that rehearsed and performed a new play each week. In 1958 he was signed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 1961, Whitehead directed Doric Wilson's first play to be performed, his comedy And He Made A Her, a production at the off-off-Broadway venue Caffe Cino. He made his Broadway debut in "The Affair" (1962) after appearing in Canadian stage and TV productions. Whitehead replaced Jonathan Miller in the Broadway production of Beyond the Fringe in 1964 and appeared on the LP recording of the show, Beyond The Fringe '64. He went on to appear with the American Shakespeare Company to direct in regional repertory. Whitehead succeeded Barry Morse as Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival, the only repertory company dedicated to the works of George Bernard Shaw. Under his leadership, it continued to develop into an international event. During his tenure he was able to push through a plan of building the purpose-built 869 seat state-of-the-art Festival Theatre to expand considerably the capacity for audiences at Niagara-on-the-Lake. Queen Elizabeth II, Indira Gandhi, and Pierre Elliot Trudeau were among those who attended performances at the Shaw Festival Theatre during its inaugural season in 1973. He served until 1977 and also appeared in produ...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=5397744