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SUNSET BOULEVARD // Ambassador Theatre Group

SUNSET BOULEVARD by Andrew Lloyd-Webber

As Associate Director.

Lyrics and book by Christopher Hampton and Don Black.

West End transfer (Harold Pinter Theatre) of the Watermill's production.

Press:

Daily Telegraph – ‘A dark, twisted masterpiece.’

The Guardian – ‘Inside Lloyd Webber’s big belter of a musical, there is a smaller, more dramatic show that has been waiting for years to be let out.’

The Independent – ‘A wonderful, organic response to a score that is as dynamic and complex as any that Lloyd Webber has written’

 

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LOOK BACK IN ANGER // Peter Hall Company

LOOK BACK IN ANGER by John Osborne

As Assistant Director to director Peter Gill.

With Richard Coyle, Ronald Pickup, Rachael Stirling, Mary Stockley and Richard Harrington.

50th anniversary production by the Peter Hall Company - Theatre Royal Bath and UK no. 1 tour.

Press:

The Guardian – ‘Richard Coyle is a first-rate Jimmy…  Rachael Stirling is superb as the stylishly sardonic Helena, and Richard Harrington as the dependably loyal Cliff and Ronald Pickup as the bewildered colonel lend immaculate support.’

Financial Times – ‘The kind of jolt to the nerves we all need now and then.’

The Independent – ‘Better than any revival of Look Back in Anger that I’ve seen, this absorbing account makes you hang in a state of rapt expectancy on every scalding or scalded word.’

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AMY’S VIEW // Theatre Royal Bath

AMY'S VIEW by David Hare

As Assistant Director to director Sir Peter Hall.

With Felicity Kendal, Jenna Russell and Gawn Grainger.

Produced by Theatre Royal Bath - UK no. 1 tour and West End (Garrick).

Press:

Evening Standard – ‘Sensational Felicity makes serious stand.’

The Guardian – ‘Peter Hall’s expert revival.’

The Independent – ‘An absorbing, funny and touching revival.’

Financial Times – ‘The play is clearer than ever’

British Theatre Guide – ‘This is a fresh and funny reworking of what might well be regarded by history as a great play.’ 

 

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SERENADING LOUIE // Donmar Warehouse

SERENADING LOUIE by Lanford Wilson

As Associate Director.

Directed by Simon Curtis.

With Jason Butler Harner, Jason O’Mara, Geraldine Somerville, Charlotte Emerson.

Produced by Donmar Warehouse.

Press:

The Arts Desk – ‘A mesmerising ride, featuring several of the finest performances currently to be found on a London stage.’

Financial Times – ‘Beautifully played, fielding fine, precisely focused performances.’

Daily Express – ‘There’s a taut, coiled brilliance to the performances of the quartet of Jason O’Mara, Geraldine Somerville, Jason Butler Harner and Charlotte Emmerson that make it impossible to look away.’

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THE HISTORY BOYS // National Theatre

THE HISTORY BOYS by Alan Bennett

As Staff Director.

Directed by Paul Miller.

Produced by the National Theatre. West End (Wyndham's Theatre) and UK no. 1 tour.

Press:

The Guardian – ‘Dazzling… the definition of a modern classic.’

Evening Standard – ‘The Boys’ triumphal return’

The Guardian – ‘A superb, life-enhancing play.’

Daily Telegraph – ‘The school trip of a lifetime.’ 

Financial Times – ‘I am happily amazed to find how many layers it reveals, how many gems it contains’

Winner of 3 Olivier Awards, 2 Critics’ Circle Awards, 2 Evening Standard Awards and 1 South Bank Show Award.

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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…’ ★★★★★