Ralph Richardson

Born: 19 December 1902, Cheltenham, Glos.
Died: 10 October 1983, London

Highlighted works

  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    Boris Pasternak’s story of love in the Russian Revolution confirmed David Lean’s standing as the master of the sweeping historical epic.

  • The Bed Sitting Room

    The Bed Sitting Room

    This nightmarishly surreal, quintessentially British comedy about everyday life after a ‘nuclear misunderstanding’ was shelved by its bemused backers for over a year.


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