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SHREK THE MUSICAL // Dreamworks

SHREK THE MUSICAL

As Associate Director.

At Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Directed by Rob Ashford. Produced by Dreamworks Theatricals.

Press:

Daily Express – ‘A big brilliant hit show. Tremendous’

Mirror – ‘Joyous. The most fun you’ll ever have. A monster hit.’ ★★★★★

Daily Telegraph – ‘Deliciously funny. Spectacular.’ ★★★★★

Sunday Telegraph – ‘Shrek-tacular!’

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THE GRINNING MAN // Bristol Old Vic

THE GRINNING MAN by Carl Grose

As Associate Director.

A new musical based on the novel THE MAN WHO LAUGHED by Victor Hugo..

Directed by Tom Morris..

Music by Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler.

Directed by Tom Morris. Produced by Bristol Old Vic, transferred to Trafalgar Studios.

Press:

The Guardian – ‘The greatest freak-show in town.’ ★★★★

Daily Telegraph – ‘Blackly comic brilliance.’ ★★★★

Daily Mail – ‘The Grinning Man is a weird and wonderful, dark delight.’ ★★★★

WhatsOnStage – ‘The best British score in years’ ★★★★

Nominated for WhatsOnStage Award For Best Regional Production.

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IVANOV // Donmar West End

IVANOV by Anton Chekhov in a new version by Tom Stoppard

As Associate Director.

With Kenneth Branagh, Andrea Riseborough, Tom Hiddleston, Gina McKee, Lucy Briers and Kevin R. McNally.

Directed by Michael Grandage. Produced by Donmar Warehouse as part of the Donmar West End season at Wyndham's Theatre.

Press:

The Guardian – ‘Everything about this production is first-rate.’  ★★★★★

Daily Telegraph – ‘Kenneth Branagh is in magnificent form as Ivanov, combining the heartache of a down-at-heel Hamlet with the vituperative, self-lacerating rage of Osborne’s Jimmy Porter.’

Variety – ‘A pulsating theatrical rollercoaster.’

The Independent – ‘Exhilarating… a must-see…’ ★★★★★

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ANGRY YOUNG MAN // MahWaff Theatre Company

ANGRY YOUNG MAN by Ben Woolf

As writer-director.

A comedy about immigration.

Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe, short run at Battersea Arts Centre, transferred to Trafalgar Studios (London). Toured to Prague Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival. Produced on off-Broadway by Urban Stages.

Produced by MahWaff Theatre Company.

Press:

Metro – ‘Exceptional… a nimble satire on the duplicitous nature of popular attitudes to immigration… Painstakingly crafted, visually stunning and full of mirth.’  ★★★★★

Daily Telegraph – ‘For one delirious hour, they extracy mighty, guilty guffaws of laughter from the flashpoint subject of immigration… ‘Angry Young Man’ deserves a longer West End life at a later date.’ ★★★★

Evening Standard – ‘Brisk, funny and slicker than an oil spill in a tuxedo’ ★★★★★

Broadway Baby – ‘I firmly believe Ben Woolf is one of the most originally talented writers in the world… fantastically clever stuff… intelligent, contemporary and side-achingly funny.’  ★★★★★

Hollywood Reporter – ‘Observant and funny stuff… very entertaining… fine and amusing entertainment.’

Winner of Adelaide Fringe Festival Best Play and Best Show Overall.