Peggy Ashcroft

Born: 22 December 1907, Croydon
Died: 14 June 1991, Hampstead, London

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Highlighted works

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Peter Finch gives a quietly devastating performance as the gay Jewish doctor bearing up through romantic crisis in John Schlesinger’s piercing and brilliantly observed suburban drama.

  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock perfected his favourite thriller set-up – the innocent man on the run – with this adaptation of John Buchan’s classic adventure novel.


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