Christopher Morahan, 87, producer and director of 'The Jewel in the Crown'
The Boston Globe
Christopher Morahan, whose many productions for British television included the acclaimed 1984 drama series “The Jewel in the Crown,” about the last days of British rule in India, died April 7 in Guildford, Surrey. He was 87. The death was confirmed by ...
Christopher Morahan, director of The Jewel in the Crown – obituary
Christopher Morahan, who has died aged 87, was a prolific television, film and theatre director, best known for The Jewel in the Crown, the 1984 serialisation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet novels, starring Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance and Tim Pigott ...
Tim Pigott-Smith obituary
Attending the Royal Shakespeare theatre, he was transfixed by John Barton and Peter Hall's Wars of the Roses production, and the actors: Peggy Ashcroft, with whom he would one day appear in The Jewel in the Crown, Ian Holm and David Warner. He took ...
When stars gossip
My favorite American lesbian! – Clifton Webb on Barbara Stanwyck. Of course, I knew Laurence Olivier and Danny Kaye were having a long-term affair. So did all of London. So did their wives. Why is America always the last to know? – Peggy Ashcroft.