John Barton

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: British co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 who spent the rest of his career wit the group, who directed many classic plays and taught generations of actors how to approach Shakespeare's works, whose "Playing Shakespeare" workshops were often shown on TV beginning in 1982, who collaborated with co-founder Peter Hall on the influential The Wars of Roses in 1963 and directed Twelfth, Much Ado About Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost, and other Shakespeare plays, working with Judi Dench, Donald Sinden, Patrick Stewart and other stalwart British actors.

 

 

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

 

Born: November 26, 1928

 

Died: January 18, 2018

 

Location: London, England