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Peggy Ashcroft

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1948
Evelyn Holt
  [Broadway]
1937
Lise

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1948
Evelyn Holt

  [Broadway]
1937
Lise


Peggy Ashcroft Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1976 - Actress of the Year in a New Play Gold Star
Peggy AshcroftOld World
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1971 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Peggy AshcroftThe Loves of Viorne
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1964 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Peggy Ashcroft The Wars of the Roses
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1956 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Peggy AshcroftThe Chalk Garden

Peggy Ashcroft News

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's play, Three Sisters!

Dame Judi Dench In Conversation, Hosted By Gyles Brandreth, Will Be Available To Stre Photo Dame Judi Dench In Conversation, Hosted By Gyles Brandreth, Will Be Available To Stream Online To Support The Orange Tree Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020

Filmed live at the Orange Tree Theatre in 2017, an exclusive 90-minute in conversation with Dame Judi Dench will be available online from 3pm on Sunday 26 April. This is a paid video on demand and all monies raised will go to the Orange Tree Theatre's Survival Fund, following its closure due to the impact of the Coronavirus.

Photo Flash: Dame Judi Dench Reopens the Ashcroft Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: Dame Judi Dench Reopens the Ashcroft Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

On Monday 16 September 2019, Dame Judi Dench formally re-dedicated the Ashcroft Playhouse at Croydon's Fairfield Halls to her friend and Croydon-born fellow actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft.

Dame Judi Dench To Help Reopen The Ashcroft Playhouse Photo Dame Judi Dench To Help Reopen The Ashcroft Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2019

Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench will be in Croydon next month to kick-off a week-long series of events celebrating the reopening of Fairfield Halls.

SHADOW OF HEROES Plays Through December 9 at Metropolitan Playhouse Photo SHADOW OF HEROES Plays Through December 9 at Metropolitan Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse brings Robert Ardrey's documentary play to the stage for its first New York revival.  The limited run, closing December 9, 2018, plays at the Playhouse home at 220 E 4th Street.  Alex Roe directs.

Metropolitan Playhouse Revives Robert Ardrey Drama SHADOW OF HEROES Photo Metropolitan Playhouse Revives Robert Ardrey Drama SHADOW OF HEROES
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2018

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse brings Robert Ardrey's documentary play to the stage for its first New York revival.  The limited run from November 9 to December 9, 2018, will be at the Playhouse home at 220 E 4th Street.  Alex Roe directs.

Josie Lawrence And Joe McGann Star In LOVE LIES BLEEDING By Don DeLillo Photo Josie Lawrence And Joe McGann Star In LOVE LIES BLEEDING By Don DeLillo
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018

Josie Lawrence and Joe McGann lead the cast in the first UK production of American literary icon Don DeLillo's Love-Lies-Bleeding. The Print Room rounds off a year of bold and innovative theatre, dance, poetry and film with this perceptive and surprisingly witty story about a family trying to take death into their own hands.

Susan Angelo Directs Members of the Geer Family in Revival of THE CHALK GARDEN Photo Susan Angelo Directs Members of the Geer Family in Revival of THE CHALK GARDEN
by Julie Musbach - May 31, 2018

 A mystery of hidden pasts, lost loves and false identities in a world where living things cannot grow. Members of the Geer family star in a revival ofThe Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, a unique comedy that blends witty humor with insightful truths. Susan Angelo directs Bagnold's captivating psychological chamber piece for a June 30 opening at Theatricum Botanicum's outdoor amphitheater in Topanga.

River Street Theatre to Host an Alfred Hitchcock Weekend in Jaffrey Photo River Street Theatre to Host an Alfred Hitchcock Weekend in Jaffrey
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2018

The River Street Theatre (RST) announced that they will be showing two of Alfred Hitchcock's most acclaimed mystery thriller films from the early British period of his career. The 39 Steps will be shown on Friday, March 30 and The Lady Vanishes will be shown on Saturday, March 31, both at 7pm. 

Final Cast Announced to Join Josie Lawrence in MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Sou Photo Final Cast Announced to Join Josie Lawrence in MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Final casting is announced to join multi award-winning Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actors and comedians, in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children.

Peggy Ashcroft Videos

STAGE TUBE: Frederick Ashton's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, February 12, 1976
by Barnett Serchuk - Feb 10, 2013

A Month in the Country, considered one of Frederick Ashton's most affecting and beautiful ballets, premiered on February 12, 1976. Based on the late 19th-century play by Ivan Turgenev, the ballet tells the story of the hopeless love of Natalia, the bored wife of a wealthy landowner, for her son's tutor, Alexei, in mid 19th century Russia.


Peggy Ashcroft Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peggy Ashcroft been in?
Peggy Ashcroft has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Peggy Ashcroft been in?
Peggy Ashcroft has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Peggy Ashcroft been nominated for?
Actress of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Old World , Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Loves of Viorne Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Wars of the Roses and Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden .

What awards has Peggy Ashcroft won?
Actress of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Old World, Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Loves of Viorne Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Wars of the Rosesand Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden.