Peter has just finished a run of the NT production of ‘Oslo’ at The Harold Pinter Theatre in London.
He was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor In A Play. He was also awarded the Clarence Derwent prize for his portrayal of Ahmed Qurie.
Oslo finished its sell-out run at The Harold Pinter Theatre on 30th December 2017. Peter played the role of former Palestinian Prime Minister and chief Palestinian negotiator of the Oslo Accords, Ahmed Qurie. He is nominated in this years Olivier Awards for his performance in Oslo.
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Toby Stephens, Lydia Leonard and Philip Arditti also played leading roles. The full cast can be seen here.
In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.
Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships. Their quiet heroics led to the groundbreaking Oslo Peace Accords.
Photo Credit: Brinkhoff Mögenburg
Bartlett Sher’s acclaimed production of this new play by J.T. Rogers(Blood & Gifts, The Overwhelming, NT) sets a deeply personal story against an epic historical landscape.