Stockton Briggle

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Stockton Briggle [1] (1935-2014). American director.

Worked as an actor before becoming a stage and television producer and director. Has directed many stage works, including a touring version of Camelot starring Rock Hudson. He directed the TV series Alice in 1976 and produced 1982 series Capitol. Briggle also served as executive producer of such TV movies as The Alamo—Thirteen Days to Glory; Willing to Kill: The Texas Cheerleaders Story, Her Hidden Truth and Bridge to Silence. **

He has since become an interior designer, utilising his experience in stage and film design.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Came to South Africa in 1978 to direct a season of three plays for Pieter Toerien, consisting of Ira Levin’s Deathtrap, The Passion of Dracula and California Suite. He also directed The Academy Theatre production of Michael Frayn’s Clouds in 1979.


Tucker, 1997. 365.

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