He and Peter Egan directed the Renaissance Theatre Company Tour of Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," with Richard Briers, Peter Egan, Sian Thomas, Annabel Arden, and Patrick Godfrey in the cast.
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[on being told he is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
] I was very, very, very surprised and I was very touched. Michael Caine
and Roger Moore
, both of whom I've worked with, offered only the insight that it's handy to have the 'kneeling stool with the handle'. Roger Moore, who has a dodgy knee, was terrified on the way to the ceremony that, having knelt down, he wouldn't be kneeling back up ...
In 1990, he received an honorary doctorate in Literature from Queen's University (located in Belfast, Northern Ireland).
Likes to use very long takes (3-4 minutes) at certain points during his films.