PRODUCTIONS AS DIRECTOR

Forthcoming / Current

MISS JULIE by August Strindberg, translated by Howard Brenton (Theatre by the Lake / Jermyn Street Theatre)

THE BLINDING LIGHT by Howard Brenton (Jermyn Street Theatre)

JEKYLL AND HYDE by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse (English Theatre Frankfurt)

2016

MEASURE FOR MEASURE by William Shakespeare (Cambridge Arts Theatre)

MERIT by Alexandra Wood (Finborough Theatre; nominated for Best Director OffWestEnd Award)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING by William Shakespeare (Guildford Shakespeare Company)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde (English Theatre Frankfurt)

2015

   

OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz (English Theatre of Frankfurt)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame (Guildford Shakespeare Company at Watts Gallery)

AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare (Creation Theatre, Oxford)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams (English Theatre of Frankfurt)

2014

        

FIRST EPISODE by Terence Rattigan (Primavera at Jermyn Street Theatre and Simpkins Lee, Oxford; OffWestEnd Award Finalist)

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN by Craig Warner (English Theatre of Frankfurt)

SLEUTH by Anthony Shaffer (MTP / Frinton Summer Theatre)

TWELTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare (Guildford Shakespeare Company at Guildford Castle)

MARTINE by Jean-Jacques Bernard (Primavera at Finborough Theatre; Nominated for 7 OffWest End Awards (Best Director); Time Out Critics’ Choice)

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR by Alan Ayckbourn (Mill at Sonning)

2013

DEAR LIAR by Jerome Kilty (Vienna’s English Theatre)

AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare (Guildford Shakespeare Company at Guildford College of Law)

DANCES OF DEATH by August Strindberg / Howard Brenton (Gate Theatre; World premiere; nominated for 3 OffWest End Awards; Times and Telegraph Critics’ Choice)

THE LIVING ROOM by Graham Greene (Primavera at Jermyn Street Theatre; Nominated for 4 OffWestEnd Awards (Best Director); Evening Standard Critics’ Choice)

2012

     

GOOD GRIEF by Keith Waterhouse (Theatre Royal Bath Productions / No. 1 Tour)

TOMFOOLERY by Tom Lehrer (MTP / Frinton Summer Theatre / UK Studio Tour)

SHIVERMAN by James Sheldon (Primavera at Theatre503; Nominated for 2 OffWestEnd Awards)

BLOODY POETRY by Howard Brenton (Primavera at Jermyn Street Theatre; Nominated for 3 OffWestEnd Awards)

2011

   

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC / EGY NYARI ES MOSOLYA by Stephen Sondheim (Menier Chocolate Factory Productions at Central Theatre, Budapest (Hungarian-language revival of Trevor Nunn’s West End / Broadway production; ran for 3 years in Budapest)

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR by John Gray (Frinton Summer Theatre)

ANTIGONE by Sophocles / Timberlake Wertenbaker (Primavera at Southwark Playhouse)

2010

  

CAROUSEL by Rodgers & Hammerstein (Mountview Academy at Bernie Grant Arts Centre)

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL by T S Eliot (Oxford Playhouse at Christ Church Cathedral)

THE TWELVE-POUND LOOK by J M Barrie (Frinton Summer Theatre)

A COUPLA WHITE CHICKS SITTING AROUND TALKING by John Ford Noonan (Frinton Summer Theatre)

MADAGASCAR by J T Rogers (Primavera at Theatre503; European premiere; nominated for 3 OffWestEnd Awards including Best Production)

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE by Stephen Sondheim (Primavera at Jermyn Street Theatre; Nominated for 3 OffWestEnd Awards)

2009

     

ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES by Bryony Lavery (Primavera at Arcola Theatre)

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR by Alan Ayckbourn (Bill Kenwright Ltd / No. 1 Tour; Revival of Alan Strachan’s West End production)

MR AND MRS NOBODY by Keith Waterhouse (Frinton Summer Theatre)

ONE FOR THE ROAD by Willy Russell (Frinton Summer Theatre)

THE VIRTUOSO by Thomas Shadwell (Mountview Academy)

SATURDAY NIGHT by Stephen Sondheim (Primavera at Jermyn Street Theatre; Arts Theatre, West End; Theatre Royal Windsor; Time Out Critics’ Choice; West End transfer)

2008

    

JINGO: A FARCE OF WAR by Charles Wood (Primavera at Finborough Theatre)

2007

     

THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK by T.S. Eliot (Primavera at Finborough Theatre)

THE MOLLUSC by H.H. Davies (Primavera at Finborough Theatre)

THE BOATSWAIN’S MATE by Ethel Smyth (Primavera at Finborough Theatre)

2006

    

PASSION by Stephen Sondheim (Primavera at Edinburgh Festival; Scotsman Critics’ Choice; Scottish Premiere)

 

REHEARSED READINGS / WORKSHOPS AS DIRECTOR AND OTHER ROLES

2014     

SENIOR READER, Open Playwriting Competition, Theatre503

2013

PLAY WITHIN A PLAY by Michael Rudman (Jermyn Street Theatre)

VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE by Chris Urch  (Playwright Presents / Theatre503)

WHISTLING IN BED by Rita Kalnejais (Playwright Presents / Theatre503)

2012     

JUST ANOTHER DAY (Musical workshop at Chichester Festival Theatre)

MY LAST DUCHESS by Robert Browning (Robert Browning Society at Royal Holloway University)

2010

JUDGE AND MENTOR for OUDS New Writing Festival (Oxford University)

2009

THE SCRIPT by Charles Wood (Jermyn Street Theatre)

DAVID HARE RETROSPECTIVE by David Hare (High Tide Festival at The Cut, Halesworth)

2008

DOGG’S HAMLET / CAHOOT’S MACBETH by Tom Stoppard (Thame Youth Theatre)

THE ELDER STATESMAN by T.S. Eliot (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

A PLACE CALLING ITSELF ROME by John Osborne (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

THE ADVENTURES OF FIVE HOURS by Samuel Tuke (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

THE WOMAN IN WHITE by Wilkie Collins (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

2007

FRESHWATER by Virginia Woolf  (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

GALLATHEA by John Lyly (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

MANFRED by Lord Byron (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

NO THOROUGHFARE by Charles Dickens (Primavera / Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

 

PRODUCTIONS AS PRODUCER (NOT DIRECTED)

2014     

THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH by AW Pinero (dir. Abbey Wright at Jermyn Street Theatre; First ever revival)

HAND TO MOUTH by Monsay Whitney (dir. Stef O’Driscoll at Theatre503; Part of Playwright Presents programme at Theatre503; presented by Simon Stephens)

2013     

ST GEORGE’S DAY by Martin Bishop (dir. Josh Seymour at Haberdashers’ Guild)

BEASTS by Clare Brown (dir. James Dacre at Theatre503; Part of Playwright Presents programme at Theatre503; presented by Timberlake Wertenbaker)

2007

PORCELAIN AND PINKS AND OTHER PLAYS by Tennessee Williams (dir. Benet Catty for Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM by Elizabeth Cary (dir. Rebecca McCutcheon for Forgotten Classics at King’s Head Theatre)

PRODUCTIONS AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

2012

KISS ME KATE by Cole Porter, dir. Trevor Nunn (Chichester Festival Theatre)

2011

FLARE PATH by Terence Rattigan, dir. Trevor Nunn (Theatre Royal Haymarket)

2010

ASPECTS OF LOVE by Andrew Lloyd Webber, dir. Trevor Nunn (Menier Chocolate Factory)

PRESENT LAUGHTER by Noel Coward, dir. Belinda Lang (Ian Fricker / No. 1 Tour)

2009

ENTERTAINING ANGELS by Richard Everett, dir. Alan Strachan (Theatre Royal Bath Productions / No. 1 Tour)

THE BROWNING VERSION by Terence Rattigan, dir. Peter Hall (Peter Hall Company / No. 1 Tour)

SWAN SONG by Anton Chekhov, dir. Peter Hall (Peter Hall Company / No.1 Tour)

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stephen Sondheim, dir. Trevor Nunn (Garrick Theatre)

2008

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR by Alan Ayckbourn, dir. Alan Strachan (Bill Kenwright Ltd / No.1 Tour)

BORN IN THE GARDENS by Peter Nichols, dir. Stephen Unwin (Peter Hall Company / No.1 Tour)

A DOLL’S HOUSE by Henrik Ibsen, dir. Peter Hall (Peter Hall Company / Rose Kingston)

PRODUCTIONS AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

2008

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stephen Sondheim, dir. Trevor Nunn (Menier Chocolate Factory)

2007

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR by Alan Ayckbourn, dir. Alan Strachan (Windsor / Garrick Theatre)

THE VORTEX by Noel Coward, dir. Peter Hall (Windsor / Apollo Theatre)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, dir. Peter Gill (Theatre Royal Bath Productions / Vaudeville Theatre)

LITTLE NELL by Simon Gray, dir. Peter Hall (Peter Hall Company / Theatre Royal Bath)

EUGENE ONEGIN by Tchaikovsky, dir. James Conway (English Touring Opera)

TREATS by Christopher Hampton, dir. Laurence Boswell (Garrick Theatre / No.1 Tour)

2006

DICK WHITTINGTON by Phil Wilmott, dir. Peter Duncan (Oxford Playhouse)

THE LETTER by Somerset Maugham, dir. Alan Strachan (No.1 Tour / Wyndhams Theatre)

EDUCATION

2016–17

ENGLISH LITERATURE (18th century), MPhil (Clare Hall, Cambridge University)

2016

CLASSICAL STUDIES, Distinction (MA) (Open University)

2014

CLASSICAL STUDIES, Distinction, BA Module (Open University)

2006

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, First Class; Congratulatory, BA (Oxon) (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University) (MA, 2014)

2004

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, Distinction; Scholarship, Moderations (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University)

Languages: German (GCSE); French (GCSE); Italian (post A-level).