Playwright, The Heart of Robin Hood
Other plays as writer: Night of the Soul (Royal Shakespeare Company); The UN Inspector (National Theatre); The Nativity (Young Vic); Elton John’s Glasses (London West End); The Danny Crowe Show (Bush Theatre). Directing credits: Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, A Winter’s Tale, King Lear, The Homecoming (Royal Shakespeare Company); Coriolanus (RSC/Old Vic Theatre); Julius Caesar (RSC/Lyric Theatre Hammersmith); adapted and directed The Magic Carpet, Ramayana, The Odyssey, a new version of Kafka’s Metamorphosis, directed the devised piece Water (with Filter Theatre), The Birthday Party (Lyric Theatre Hammersmith).
Other credits: Associate director, Royal Shakespeare Company (2009–present); artistic director of the Gate Theatre, London; artistic director of Bristol Old Vic; artistic director and co-chief executive of Lyric Theatre Hammersmith 2005–2009.
Film/TV writing credits: Spooks (BBC-TV series), Hanna (co-writer, feature film, Focus Features).
Awards: TMA Award for Best Director (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bristol Old Vic).
Education: University of Cambridge.