Michael Bogdanov, British theatre director, Died at 78


Michael Bogdanov was born Michael Bogdin on December 15, 1938, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales and died on April 16, 2017

Bogdanov was a Welsh theatre director.

He was known for his work with new plays, modern reinterpretations of Shakespeare, musicals and work for Young People.

Michael Bogdanov had a Jewish father (Francis Benzion Bogdin) and a Welsh mother (Rhoda Rees).

Bogdanov was educated at the Lower School of John Lyon Harrow on the Hill, England, at Trinity College, Dublin, and in Germany and France.

Michael Bogdanov trained at the BBC in the 1960s and produced, wrote and directed for television in the UK and Ireland.

Bogdanov was a producer and director at Irish broadcaster RTÉ from 1966 to 1969, and later worked extensively for BBC Wales, making documentaries and feature films, winning several awards.

Michael Bogdanov passed away at 78 years old.