‘The Glass Piano’                                                          

‘It Is Easy To Be Dead’ 


“Max Key’s beautifully orchestrated production”

Michael Billington, The Guardian 5*****






National Theatre Studio Directors’ Course


Peter Gill                     Nicholas Hytner


Recent Professional Theatre Directing Work

It Is Easy To Be Dead by Neil McPherson – Trafalgar Studios (5*****The Guardian)

The Glass Piano by Alix Sobler – The Print Room Theatre, Notting Hill.


Theatre Directing Work

02/22 A Lie of the Mind By Sam Shepard – Oxford School of Drama

09/21 BA/MA Lecturer Acting and Directing – Institute of the Arts, Barcelona

09/21 MA Lecturer in Theatre Directing – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

04/21 Shakespeare in Love by Lee Hall and Tom Stoppard – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

12/20 Oedipus by Sophocles – Drama Studio London

11/20 MA Text and Performance – RADA

10/20 The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare – RADA

09/20 MA Lecturer in Theatre Directing – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

02/20 A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare – Drama Studio London

11/19 MA Text and Performance – RADA

11/19 A Month In the Country by Brian Friel (Turgenev) – Oxford School of Drama

09/19 MA Lecturer in Theatre Directing – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

07/19 Speculators by Tony Marchant – Drama Studio London

06/19 The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov –  The North Wall Theatre, Oxford.

04/19 The Glass Piano by Alix Sobler – The Print Room Theatre, Notting Hill.

09/18 Wild Honey by Anton Chekhov – Oxford School of Drama

06/18 Mad Forest by Caryl Churchill  – Bristol Old Vic Theatre

04/18 Love and Information by Caryl Churchill – East 15

02/18 Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde – Drama Studio London

01/18 Home by Nadia Fall – Oxford School of Drama

11/17 Closer by Patrick Marber – Drama Studio London

05/17  Herons by Simon Stephns – Drama Centre London

04/17  Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris –  Mountview

12/16 A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard – Mountview

11/16  It Is Easy To Be Dead by Neil McPherson – Trafalgar Studios (5*****The Guardian)

10/16  August: Osage County By Tracy Letts – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

06/16  It Is Easy To Be Dead by Neil McPherson – Finborough Theatre

02/16  The Way of the World by William Congreve – LAMDA

01/16  The Seagull by Anton Chekhov – East 15

12/15   Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare – LAMDA

10/15  ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore by John Ford – LAMDA

09/15  Singer by Peter Flannery – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

08/15  DNA by Dennis Kelly – LAMDA

07/15   Punk Rock by Simon Stephens – Drama Studio

05/15   Our Town by Thornton Wilder – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

03/15    As Good A Time As Any by Peter Gill – Print Room Theatre

01/15    The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner – Royal Opera House

10/14     Summerfolk by Maxim Gorky – Rose Bruford

09/14    Vernon God Little by Tanya Ronder – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

05/14      Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

03/14      NT Connections –  Royal National Theatre

01/14      She Stoops to Conquer By Oliver Goldsmith – Birmingham

12/13      Jerusalem  By Jez Butterworth – Riverside Studios

10/13      DNA   By Dennis Kelly

08/13      This Child By Joel Pommerat – Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

06/13      Cymbeline By William Shakespeare –  Guildhall School of Music and Drama

05/13      August: Osage County By Tracy Letts – Mountview

05/13      NT Connections  Royal National Theatre      

03/13      The Provok’d Wife By John Vanburgh –  Drama Studio London

01/13      Audition Panel  Central School Speech & Drama

12/12       The Libertine By Stephen Jeffreys –  Mountview

10/12       Punk Rock By Simon Stephens –  Italia Conti

09/12      Up The Royal Borough By Sarah Solemani –  Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

06/12      Black Like Me By John Howard Griffin –  National Theatre Studio

05/12      Scenes from the Big Picture By Owen McCafferty – Central

04/12      Road By Jim Cartwright –  Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

03/12      Land and Sea By Pete Letanka – Aldeburgh Youth Opera                                                 

02/12      God of Carnage By Yasmina Reza – Drama Studio London      

01/12      The Way of the World By William Congreve – Birmingham      

09/11      The Flying Dutchman By Richard Wagner Royal Opera House –  Assistant Director to Tim Albery

08/11      The Turn of the Screw By Benjamin Britten –   Arcola Theatre    

07/11      The Knowledge By John Donnelly –  Mountview Academy of Performing Arts

05/11      Redemption over Hammersmith By David Watson –  Lyric Hammersmith

02/11      Hamlet By William Shakespeare  –  East 15        

01/11      Lamda Long Project By David Watson  –  LAMDA      

10/10      Twelfth Night By William Shakespeare  – Mountview

08/10      The Rape of Lucretia By Benjamin Britten  –  Arcola Theatre      

06/10      Punk Rock By Simon Stephens  –    Mountview Academy of Performing Arts  

02/10      Private Lives  By Noel Coward –  ALRA     

01/10       Cardiff East  By Peter Gill –  East 15

11/09       Harper Regan By Simon Stephens – LAMDA      

08/09      Macbeth By William Shakespeare  –  India – Tour     

09/09      DNA      By Dennis Kelly –  East 15

09/09      Preservation By Joel Pommerat – (Short Film)

Palm Springs International Film Festival and qualified for BAFTA

07/09      Pitch Idol      National Youth Theatre      

06/09      Lullaby Burn By Simon Stephens –  Lyric Hammersmith Theatre   

04/09      Sense By Anja Hilling – Southwark Playhouse      

03/09      Calvino Folk Tales      By Italo Calvino  – Company of Angels

02/09      Treasure Island      Royal Haymarket Theatre – Ass Director to Sean Holmes

07/08      NT Connections      Royal National Theatre 

06/08      NT Connections      Brazil  

05/08      Love and Money By Dennis Kelly –  ALRA

03/08      Fram By Tony Harrison      Royal National Theatre  –  Assistant Director to Tony Harrison & Bob Crowley

02/08      Penguin Cafe      Cochrane Theatre – Director of a Theatre/Dance piece with Music by the Penguin Café Orchestra

12/07      DANGER:MEMORY! By Arthur Miller – Calder Theatre – Cast included Doreen Mantle

10/07      Theatre Cafe      Unicorn Theatre      

09/07      Sweet Peter By John Retallack  – Muz Theatre, Amsterdam     

10/06      Year 10 By Simon Vinnicombe      TNB – France- Rennes      European Tour of critically acclaimed play picked from TIME OUT CRITIC’S CHOICE SEASON. Also at the Théâtre National de Strasbourg and Le Maillon

09/06      Vote by Ballot By Harley Granville Barker   –   Royal National Theatre      

08/06      Mariana Pineda By Federico Garcia Lorca  –  Arcola Theatre      

03/06      The Voysey Inheritance By Harley Granville Barker  – National Theatre  – Assistant Director to Peter Gill

04/06      Fram By Tony Harrison      Royal National Theatre –  Assistant Director to Tony Harrison

02/06      Year 10 By Simon Vinnicombe –   BAC  –  Time Out Critic’s choice season

06/05      Year 10 By Simon Vinnicombe – Finborough Theatre      

03/05      Wilde Tales By Oscar Wilde  – Southwark Playhouse

08/04   Silk Road Tales – Shaw Theatre/BBC

04/04 Love and understanding by Joe Penhall – Soho Theatre Studio

03/04 La Boheme Royal Albert Hall – Assistant to Francesca Zambello

12/03 Routes – Young Vic Studio

10/03 Oscar Wilde Tales – B.A.C

10/03 Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall – Soho Theatre Studio

05/03 Susanna Queen Elizabeth Hall – Assistant Director to Netia Jones

03/03 Fuzz Buzz Soho Theatre -Reading

03/03 The Glass Menagerie – Young Vic Studio

11/02 Corner of the Room – Soho Theatre

08/02 La Ronde Edinburgh Festival

05/01 Partenope Linbury Studio (R.O.H) -Assistant Director to Netia Jones

03/01 Because I Sing Round House/Channel 4 – Assistant Director – Alain Platel and ‘The Shout’

02/2001 Hansel and Gretel Wilton’s Music Hall – Assistant Director to Netia Jones

06/1999 Plenty Almeida at The Albery -Assistant Designer to Maria Bjornson

07/1998 Aci, Galatea and Polifemo  Batignano Opera