Richard Johnston Interview

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  • Ref: BHIPP: 2016.460

Richard Johnston joined the Hippodrome in the role Theatre Director from 1981 to 1988, having previously worked with the Arts Council. He was involved in various initiatives during his time at the Theatre, most notably in fund raising for the first major stage extension and also in bringing the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet to Birmingham. He was involved with some particularly interesting productions including ice shows and circuses from Russia.

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  • Category: Oral History
  • Copyright: Birmingham Hippodrome