Annie Castledine, British theatre director, Died at 77


Annie Castledine was born on February 26, 1939, and died on June 4, 2016.

She was a British theatre director, teacher and dramaturg.

Compared by Lyn Gardner in The Guardian as “one of the arts world’s best-known secrets” who “shaped some of the most influential players in British theatre” and had a “genius for doing work that is unfashionable”.

Annie was an expert on the plays of Bertolt Brecht, William Shakespeare, Anton Chekov and Henrik Ibsen.

Annie Castledine was also noted for her championing of new talent in British theatre and the arts, including work with new playwrights and the training of new directors.

Annie Castledine passed away at 77 yrs old.