Dan Crawford founder and artistic director of the King's Head Pub Theatre has died aged 62


Dan Crawford founder and artistic director of the King’s Head Pub Theatre has died aged 62

Dan Crawford founder and artistic director of the King’s Head Pub Theatre in north London died on Wed 13 July 2005 aged 62, after a long battle with cancer.

A message on the King's Head website said: "He was as well-known and well-loved throughout the industry as the people whose careers he has developed. The colourful, eccentric, energetic theatrical maverick whose personality was as big as the theatre itself will be sadly missed by the many whose life he touched."

Dan founded the King's Head Theatre in 1970.

His bio taken from the King's Head web site....

His credits as producer or co-producer include: KENNEDY'S CHILDREN (1974), SPOKES SONG (1976), THE BROWNING VERSION (1977), FEARLESS FRANK (including Broadway, 1980), MR. CINDERS (1982), BITTER SWEET (at Exeter, 1982), NOEL AND GERTIE (1983), WONDERFUL TOWN (Watford and the West End, 1985/86), KVETCH (1991), A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT (West End and National Tour), A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG and SEPTEMBER TIDE (1993). He directed and co-produced the 1999 Australian Tour of SEPTEMBER TIDE and A PASSIONATE WOMAN.

His credit as director include: MEET ME AT THE GATE (1985), CROOKED WOOD (1990), SPREAD A LITTLE HAPPINESS (1992), PHILADELPHIA HERE I COME! (King's Head Theatre and West End), SECRET GARDEN (1994), STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN (1994), CAVALCADE (National Tour 1995), LOVE (National Tour in 1996), LISTEN TO THE WIND (Xmas 1996), and THE FAMOUS FIVE, first produced at the King's Head Theatre (1996), National Tour Jan - Aug 1997.

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