Groundbreaking stage director Peter Brook dies in Paris aged 97

The widely acclaimed and visionary British theatre and film director Peter Brook, who settled in France in 1974 where he founded the International Centre of Theatre Research, an experimental company which he based at the Bouffes du Nord theatre in Paris, has died at the age of 97.

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Peter Brook, one of the most creative and controversial stage directors of post-war Britain, has died aged 97, reports BBC News.