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2016 East 15’s BA International students performed in the grounds of Hatfield House, Loughton, Essex Director Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’
2016 Queens Theatre Hornchurch Director ‘The Silver Gym’ written by and starring Nichola Mcauliffe
2015 New National Theatre in Shinjuku, Tokyo, then tour in Osaka, Fukuyama and Nagoya & Tokyo Director Oscar Wilde’s  'A Picture of Dorian Gray'
2015 Shochiku Company in Tokyo Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell
2014 Seoul, Hongik Daehangno Art Centre Director Directing new production of ‘Blood Brothers’ for Shownote Company
2014 Barbados Script

Prepared adaptations of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for film called ‘Caribbean Dream’ set in Barbados. Held workshop/auditons/ location recces/ meetings in Barbados in preparation for film.

2013 Battersea Arts Centre Director Widows - Ariel Dorfman
2013 Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden Adapted and directed Animal Farm - George Orwell
2012 Queens Theatre Hornchurch Guest Director Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare

2011

Seoul Arts Centre Guest Director Shirley Valentine - Willy Russell
2011 Corbett Theatre Guest Director Return of the Tempest - Glen Walford
2011 Arts Theatre, London Guest Director Park Avenue Cat - Frank Strausser
2011 Tristan Bates Theatre, London WC2H 9NP Guest Director Five Women Wearing The Same Dress - Alan Ball
2010 Trafalgar Studios, West End Guest Director Shirley Valentine - Willy Russell
2010 Clifftown Theatre, Southend-on-Sea Guest Director Twelfth Night - Shakespeare
2010 Seensee, Seoul Guest Director Two Gentlemen of Verona - Shakespeare
2010 Menier Chocolate Factory, London Guest Director Shirley Valentine - Willy Russell
2009 Clifftown theatre,
Southend-on-Sea
Guest Director Prisoner of Zenda - adapted by Leon Rubin
2009 Joan Littlewood studio
Debden, Essex
Guest Director Gut Girls - Sara Daniels
2009 Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool Guest Director Shirly Valentine - Willy Russell
2009 Fuji Television Network, Tokyo Guest Director Titanic the Musical
2008 Academy of Live and Recorded Arts Guest Director The Baby - Chris Hannan
2008 Gale Theatre Company Barbados Guest Director Macbeth - Shakespeare
2007 Fuji Television Network, Tokyo Guest Director Two Gentlemen of Verona - Shakespeare
2007 Ludlow Festival Guest Director Comedy of Errors - Shakespeare
2007 Gale Theatre Company Barbados Guest Director Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward
2007 Fuji Television Network, Tokyo Guest Director Titanic the Musical
2006 Ludlow Festival Guest Director Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare
2005 Fuji Television Network, Tokyo Guest Director Grand Hotel
2005 Seensee, Seoul Guest Director Shirley Valentine - Willy Russell
2005 Mondavi Centre, Davis, California Guest Director Rocky Horror Show
2004 Fuji Television Network for Globe Theatre, Tokyo Guest Director Cabaret
2004 Seensee Theatre Company - Seoul Guest Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell
2003 Liverpool Playhouse Guest Director Breezeblock Park - Willy Russell
2003 Aoyama Theatre, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan for Fuji Television Network Guest Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell
2003  

Mondavi Centre, Davis, California U.S.A

Guest Director HMS Pinafore - Gilbert & Sullivan
2002   Liverpool Playhouse Guest Director Educating Rita. New version by Willy Russell. Premiere April. Revival November
  Mountview Theatre School Guest Director The Rivals - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  Belgrade Theatre Coventry Guest Director Women On The Verge of HRT - Marie Jones
  Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Adapter & Director The Beau Defeated - Mary Pix
2001 Queens Theatre, Hornchurch Guest Director The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband - Debbie Isitt
  Vienna's English Theatre Author & Guest Director The Portrait of Dorian Gray - (adapted from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde)
  Queens Theatre, Hornchurch Guest Director What The Butler Saw - Joe Orton
  Mountview Theatre School Guest Director Entertaining Strangers - David Edgar
2000 Academy of Live and Recorded Arts Guest Director Camille - Pam Gems
  Queens Theatre, Hornchurch Guest Director Women On The Verge of HRT - Marie Jones
  Mountview Theatre School Guest Director Napoli Millionaria
top Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama Guest Director On The Razzle - Tom Stoppard
1999 Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama Adapter & Director The Beau Defeated - Mary Pix
  Ludlow Festival Festival Shakespeare Director Midsummer Night's Dream - (own adaptation)
  Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford Guest Director Paul Farrah Productions Ltd - Funny About Love - Terence Frisby (Developed with writer for premiere production, followed by UK tour)
  Theatre Royal, Windsor Guest Director Bill Kenwright Ltd. - Gym and Tonic - John Godber
Shirley Valentine
- Willy Russell. Followed by UK tour
1998 Ludlow Festival Artistic Director Hamlet - William Shakespeare (directed own adaptation)
  Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, London Guest Director Loves Labours Lost - Shakespeare (own adaptation)
  Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria Guest Director Skylight - David Hare
1997 Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria Guest Director As You Like It - Shakespeare (own adaptation)
  Ludlow Festival Artistic Director Much Ado About Nothing - William Shakespeare (directed own adaptation)
  Red Torch Theatre Novosibersk Siberia Russia Guest Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell (Russian cast. Directed in Russian)
  Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria Guest Director The Dresser - Ronald Harwood
1996 Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria Guest Director Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare (own adaptation)
  Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival Director Rambling - Sandi Toksvig (Developed with writer for premiere production)
top Belgrade Theatre Coventry Guest Director Our Day Out - (Premiere of new musical version. Developed in collaboration with the writer Willy Russell)
  Norwich Playhouse Norwich Guest Director The Last Yankee - Arthur Miller
1995 Thorndike Theatre Leatherhead Guest Director For Bill Kenwight Ltd. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens (adaptation by Nick Fisher)
  Minamiza Theatre Kyoto Japan Guest Director For Shochiku Company Ltd. Blood Brothers - Willy Russell (re-mounted and directed for Shochiku centenary)
  Aoyama Theatre Tokyo Japan Guest Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell
  Sherman Theatre Cardiff Guest Director Romeo and Juliet - Shakspeare (main auditorium). (Subsequent tour of Wales)
1986 - 1995 Benisan Pit Theatre Tokyo Japan Guest Director Rhyming Theatre Company. Invited to create a popular performing 'house-style' and direct Rhyming Theatre Company's annual Shakespeare productions. Adapted Japanese translations, incorporated appropriate facets of Japanese and English culture, introduced actor-musicians and made full use of flexible space. Much Ado About Nothing (1986) Comedy 0f Errors (also toured Japan 1987) Measure For Measure (1988) Merchant 0f Venice (Best production award 1990) As You Like It (1992) Macbeth (1994) (Japanese actors. Directed in Japanese)
1994 Lyric Theatre Hammersmith London Guest Director Cole Kitchenn Ltd. Mad And Her Dad - Paul Sand (new musical developed with writer for premiere)
  National Theatre Organisation, Zimbabwe Africa Festival Adjudicator Lectures and Workshops (In English, Shona and Mtebele)
1993 Hampstead Theatre London Guest Director Punchbag - Robert Llewellyn (developed with writer for premiere production).
  Theatre Project Tokyo Japan Guest Director Red Star Productions. Educating Rita - Willy Russell (Japanese actors, Directed in Japanese. Followed by a tour)
1992 Mermaid Theatre London Guest Director Top Girls - Caryl Churchill
 top Belgrade Theatre Coventry Guest Director Bill Kenwright Ltd. Safe In Our Hands - Andy de la Tour.
  Nagoya Theatre Nagoya Japan Guest Director Shochiku Company Ltd. Revival of Blood Brothers - Willy Russell
  Embassy Theatre London Guest Director Central School of Speech and Drama - Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
  Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Guest Director Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - The Soldier's Tale - Stravinsky (new version written by Willy Russell who also played the Narrator, performed by actors and Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra).
  Sunshine Theatre Tokyo Japan Guest Director Shochiku Company Ltd. Blood Brothers - Willy Russell (new production mounted and directed with Japanese actors in Japanese). Revived in 1992 & 1995) Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare (1994)
1991 Nottingham Playhouse Guest Director A Slight Case of Murder - Damon Runyon (UK premiere of Runyon's only play). Adapted Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare for The Pocket Dream - Sandi Toksvig and Elly Brewer (premiered here then played Albery Theatre West End)
  Liverpool Playhouse Guest Director (1991 and 1993) for Bill Kenwright Ltd. Our Day Out - Willy Russell Rough Crossing - Tom Stoppard
  Thorndike Theatre Leatherhead Guest Director Bill Kenwright Ltd. Lettice and Lovage - Peter Shaffer (production subsequently toured UK) Our Day Out - Willy Russell
1990 National Theatre Organisation Zimbabwe Africa Festival Adjudicator Lectures and Workshops (Shona and Mtebele languages)
top English Shakespeare Company Guest Director First visiting director for this touring company. Comedy of Errors - Shakespeare. Major UK tour followed by Jerusalem Festival, Kiev- Ukraine and Moscow Integrated two Russian-speaking actors to provide simultaneous translation.
1989 Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg West Germany Guest Director Blood Brothers - Willy Russell (German actors. Directed in German)
1988 Epidaurus Amphitheatre Greece Guest Director Anatoli Theatre Company Athens - Epidaurus Festival. Prometheus - Aeschylus. International creative team (Greek actors. Directed in Greek). Production subsequently toured Greece and Canada
1986 - 1995 Benisan Pit Theatre Tokyo Japan Guest Director Rhyming Theatre Company. Invited to create a popular performing 'house-style' and direct Rhyming Theatre Company's annual Shakespeare productions. Adapted Japanese translations, incorporated appropriate facets of Japanese and English culture, introduced actor-musicians and made full use of flexible space. Much Ado About Nothing (1986) Comedy 0f Errors (also toured Japan 1987) Measure For Measure (1988) Merchant 0f Venice (Best production award 1990) As You Like It (1992) Macbeth (1994) (Japanese actors. Directed in Japanese)
1986 Bristol Old Vic Theatre Bristol Guest Director Archangels Don't Play Pinball - Dario Fo (UK premiere)
  Arts Theatre London Guest Director Rose Bruford College. The Sea - Edward Bond
1985 Swan Theatre Worcester Guest Director Rocky Horror Show - Richard O’Brien
1984 Tricycle Theatre Kilburn London Guest Director Return to the Forbidden Planet - Bob Carlton (This production originated at London Bubble Theatre - re-cast re-designed and re-mounted for new production - Everyman Theatre Liverpool (1983) revival (1984) re-adapted & re-directed for Tricycle's integrated casting policy)
1983 - 1989 Everyman Theatre Liverpool Artistic Director Created new artistic policy in which long-running productions - large-scale musical epics, innovative Shakespeare and actor-musician premieres attracted large audiences and supported smaller-scale innovative in-house productions.
Musical premieres include - Liverpool Blitz Show, Dragon Tales (own adaptation). Classics include - She Stoops to Conquer - Oliver Goldsmith.
Musicals (adapted for Everyman house-style) include: Threepenny Opera, Me Myself And I - Ayckbourn, Scapino and Cabaret. Wrote original libretto for the opera Tosca and directed production with eighteen actor-musicians performing and playing Puccini's operatic score.
Shakespeare productions - The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Taming Of The Shrew, Hamlet, Winter's Tale.
Commissioned and directed Shirley Valentine - Willy Russell (world premiere)
1983 Cambridge Theatre Company Guest Director Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare
1981-1982 Secombe Centre Sutton Founding Director Policy-creator fund-raiser. Co-adapted, produced and directed Dick Whittington (Christmas panto)
  Crucible Theatre Sheffield Guest Director Developed and directed Dead Ernest - Mike Harding (premiere)
top Haymarket Theatre Leicester Actor Played Wicked Witch Of The West in Scatterbrained Scarecrow of Oz
  Hong Kong Repertory Company Guest Director Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare (Cantonese actors. Directed in Cantonese language)
1979-1982 Chung Ying Theatre Company, Hong Kong Founder and Artistic Director Employed by British Council to establish new theatre company with similar policy to London Bubble Theatre but with gradual assimilation of Cantonese personnel. Later helped steer company to independent status with own Board of Governors. Directed many English and Cantonese-speaking productions integrating both British and Chinese cultures into classics, musicals and self-devised premieres. Performed in many venues in Hong Kong and new territories.
Played many roles including Jenny Diver in The Threepenny 0pera. Arts Centre Hong Kong
Directed Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare. Queen Elizabeth Stadium Hong Kong
Co-adapted and directed new musical version of Animal Farm - George Orwell. Production toured large-scale theatres in Malaysia sponsored by British Council. City Hall Theatre Hong Kong (1981-1982) Directed The Threepenny Opera - Brecht School For Clowns - Ken Campbel, Scapino - Moliere Macbeth - Shakespeare (All for Chung Ying Theatre Company with English and Cantonese actors in English and Cantonese)
1978-1979 Royal Shakespeare Company Actor Aldwych Theatre London. Played major role of Glenda in Cousin Vladimir - David Mercer
1977 Almost Free Theatre London Guest Director Happy and Glorious, Black Mass - Edward Bond plus two South African one-act plays (triple bill) Played Lady Two in Grandma Faust - Edward Bond
  Greenwich Theatre London Guest Director Camelot Pie (musical premiere)
1976 Cameri Theatre Tel Aviv Israel Guest Director Rhinoceros - Ionesco (Israeli actors. Directed in Hebrew)
  Bush Theatre London Guest Director Winter Visitors - Andy Smith (premiere)
1975 - 1976 Belgrade Theatre Coventry Associate Director Directed - Lady Godiva - David Turner (new musical). Directed Sleeping Beauty (Christmas pantomime) Played Goneril in King Lear - Shakespeare
1974 Crucible Theatre Sheffield Guest Director Marat-Sade - Peter Weiss (main auditorium). Endgame - Samuel Beckett (studio theatre)
1971-1974 and 1976-1979 Bubble Theatre Company London Founder and Artistic Director Employed by Greater London Arts Association to plan fund-raise and budget for UK's only completely mobile theatre structure to tour London's parks/open spaces. Created policy of original actor/musican theatre (developed from Theatre Vanguard) to appeal to a complete cross-section audience. Directed and co-wrote many original musical productions including The Blitz Show, The Jack The Ripper Show (which later played UK and abroad).
Steered company to independence forming own Board of Governors and constitution. Negotiated planning design and opening of second enlarged structure and planned designs for third super-structure. Expanded repertoire and house-style to embrace the classics. Directed Beggar's Opera - John Gay Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night - Shakespeare.
Performed in several shows including Mrs.Trapes in Beggar's 0pera, Evil Maid in Goose Girl, Gossamer Beynon and Lily Smalls in Under Milk Wood
top Traverse Theatre Edinburgh Guest Director The Second Shepherds Play. Adapted and directed The Ballad Of The Mari Lwyd
  Nottingham Playhouse Guest Director Adapted (from the film script) directed and played Morgan's mother in stage premiere of Morgan - A Suitable Case For Treatment - David Mercer (premiered at Nottingham Playhouse followed by UK tour)
1970-1971 Everyman Theatre Liverpool Guest Director School For Scandal - Sheridan Italian Straw Hat - Feydeau (with new musical score)
1966-1970 Sheffield Playhouse Actor and Director Acting roles include Ellie Dunn in Heartbreak House Lady Anne in Richard 111 Audrey in As You Like It plus parts in new plays.
Founder member/actor and later Artistic Director of Theatre Vanguard - an attached, self-contained company. Pioneered actor/musician style of theatre Opened StudioTheatre for premiering new plays/events. Mounted two Festivals. Directed several shows for main auditorium including Black Comedy, An Evening For Merlin Finch. Wrote and directed Crackers (Christmas musical)
1965-1966 Traverse Theatre Edinburgh Actor and Director Compiled, wrote and directed various shows including The Wife 0f Bath's Prologue, The Song 0f Solomon.
Acting roles include Madame Y in The Stronger and Woman in Before Breakfast plus parts in new plays
 
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