British theatre, film director Peter Brook dies at age 97

British theatre director Peter Brook is photographed during a reception after being awarded the Great Vermeil medal of Paris at the city hall on Jan. 25, 2011. Brook, a British theatre director known for an influential and distinguished career which saw him garner worldwide acclaim, has died. He was 97. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File ) British theatre director Peter Brook is photographed during a reception after being awarded the Great Vermeil medal of Paris at the city hall on Jan. 25, 2011. Brook, a British theatre director known for an influential and distinguished career which saw him garner worldwide acclaim, has died. He was 97. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File )

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