Peter Brook was a notable theater director who was known for directing groundbreaking performances based on the works of great playwrights.
Peter Brook, the son of Russian scientists who emigrated to the United Kingdom and settled in London, was born there in 1925.
At the age of seven, the precocious Brook presented his own four-hour adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Despite his aversion for traditional education, Brook has always had a passion for learning.
Brook was one of the youngest students ever to enroll as an undergraduate at Oxford University, where he attended after spending two years in Switzerland recovering from a glandular ailment.
At the same time, he was writing scripts for television advertisements and presenting Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, his first professional stage production, to audiences in London.
Who is Peter Brook’s Grandchild Prosper Jemmett?
Prosper Jemmett is the son of Irina Brook and Dan Jemmett. Peter has an older sister called Maïa Jemmett and his uncle is Simon Brooks. Mostly almost all his family members are in the entertainment world.
His mom is an actress and a producer. His dad Dan is also a producer. His sister is also an actress who featured in one of her mom’s production “Romeo and Juliet”.
His grandparents Peter was a film and theatre director and Nancy was an Actress.