John Madden (director)

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John Philip Madden (born 8 April 1949) is an English director of theatre, film, television, and radio.wikipedia
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Shakespeare in Love

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He is known for directing Shakespeare in Love (1998), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 American romantic period comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

He has also gained recognition for directing The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and its sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015). Madden has since directed several films, including Proof (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), and its sequel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a 2011 British comedy-drama film directed by John Madden.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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He has also gained recognition for directing The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and its sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015). Madden has since directed several films, including Proof (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), and its sequel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a 2015 comedy-drama film directed by John Madden and written by Ol Parker.

Proof (2005 film)

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Madden has since directed several films, including Proof (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), and its sequel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).
Proof is a 2005 American drama film directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Hope Davis.

Inspector Morse (TV series)

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He started work in television, including directing Helen Mirren in Prime Suspect 4, episodes of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (ITV, 1984–1994), and Inspector Morse.
Its other writers included Julian Mitchell (10 episodes), Daniel Boyle (five), and Alma Cullen (four), and its directors included John Madden (four episodes), Herbert Wise (three), Peter Hammond (three), Adrian Shergold (three), and Danny Boyle (two).

Ethan Frome (film)

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Ethan Frome is a 1993 British-American drama film directed by John Madden and starring Liam Neeson, Patricia Arquette, Joan Allen and Tate Donovan.

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

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He began his career in British independent films, and graduated from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge in 1970 with a B.A. in English literature.
Also, the Hollywood director John Madden known for the Academy-award-winning Shakespeare In Love, and professor and writer John Fraser.

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (film)

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a 2001 war film directed by John Madden.

Killshot (film)

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Killshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane, Thomas Jane, Mickey Rourke and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Mrs Brown

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It was written by Jeremy Brock and directed by John Madden.

Steven Spielberg

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He lost to Steven Spielberg who directed Saving Private Ryan. The film also won the Silver Bear at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.
DreamWorks bought the rights in 2010, originally intending John Madden to direct.

Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane is a 2016 political thriller film, directed by John Madden and written by Jonathan Perera.

The Debt (2010 film)

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The Debt is a 2010 British-American remake of the 2007 Israeli alternate history-thriller film Ha-Hov, directed by John Madden from a screenplay by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan.

David Morrissey

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At the end of the 1980s, Morrissey met director John Madden for the first time.

Golden Gate (film)

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The film is directed by John Madden and written by Asian American dramatist David Henry Hwang.

49th Berlin International Film Festival

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He lost to Steven Spielberg who directed Saving Private Ryan. The film also won the Silver Bear at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.

Star Wars (radio series)

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Between 1981 and 1996, Madden directed a series of radio adaptations of Star Wars in a BBC/NPR co-production, which included versions of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1981), The Empire Strikes Back (1983) and Return of the Jedi (1996) scripted for radio by Brian Daley.
The BBC provided a production team, including director John Madden, and in exchange received broadcasting rights in the United Kingdom.

Wings (play)

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Plays he has directed include Arthur Kopit's Wings, and the world premiere in 1980 of Jules Feiffer's Grown Ups at the American Repertory Theater.
Directed by John Madden

Masters of Sex

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David Wiegand of the San Francisco Chronicle particularly praised the performances, calling them "extraordinary" and "stunning", and noting the series' A-list directors, among them Michael Apted and John Madden.

The Widowmaker

The Widowmaker 1990. Madden insisted on casting David Morrissey in the lead.

American Repertory Theater

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Plays he has directed include Arthur Kopit's Wings, and the world premiere in 1980 of Jules Feiffer's Grown Ups at the American Repertory Theater.
The A.R.T. has also engaged a collection of world-famous stage directors throughout the years, including JoAnne Akalaitis, Andrei Belgrader, Anne Bogart, Steven Bogart, Lee Breuer, Robert Brustein, Liviu Ciulei, Ron Daniels, Liz Diamond, Joe Dowling, Michael Engler, Alvin Epstein, Dario Fo, Richard Foreman, David Gordon, Adrian Hall, Richard Jones, Michael Kahn, Jerome Kilty, Krystian Lupa, John Madden, David Mamet, Des McAnuff, Jonathan Miller, Tom Moore, David Rabe, François Rochaix, Robert Scanlan, János Szász, Peter Sellars, Andrei Şerban, Sxip Shirey, Susan Sontag, Marcus Stern, Slobodan Unkovski, Les Waters, David Wheeler, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Wilson, Robert Woodruff, Steven Mitchell Wright, Yuri Yeremin, Francesca Zambello, and Scott Zigler.

Star Wars (film)

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Between 1981 and 1996, Madden directed a series of radio adaptations of Star Wars in a BBC/NPR co-production, which included versions of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1981), The Empire Strikes Back (1983) and Return of the Jedi (1996) scripted for radio by Brian Daley.
The adaptation was written by Brian Daley and directed by John Madden, and was produced with cooperation from George Lucas, who donated the rights to NPR.

Earplay

Before it was produced for the stage, Madden directed Wings for NPR's Earplay series, in a production that won the Prix Italia.
He worked in the script department alongside another newcomer to audio, John Madden and under the direction of Martin Esslin, BBC head of drama, and Richard Imison, BBC head of scripts.

University of Cambridge

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Actors and directors such as Sir Ian McKellen, Eleanor Bron, Miriam Margolyes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, Simon Russell Beale, Tilda Swinton, Thandie Newton, Georgie Henley, Rachel Weisz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Tom Hiddleston, Sara Mohr-Pietsch, Eddie Redmayne, Dan Stevens, Jamie Bamber, Lily Cole, David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins all studied at the university, as did directors such as Mike Newell, Sam Mendes, Stephen Frears, Paul Greengrass, Chris Weitz and John Madden.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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He is known for directing Shakespeare in Love (1998), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.