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Trevor Nunn

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Trevor Nunn


Trevor Nunn has now directed all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays.  From 1968 to 1986, he was the longest serving Artistic Director of the RSC, directing much of the Shakespeare canon, as well as Nicholas Nickleby and Les Misérables. From 1997 to 2003, he was Director of the National Theatre, where his productions included The Merchant of VeniceSummerfolk and The Cherry Orchard, as well as Oklahoma!My Fair Lady and Anything Goes. He has directed the world premieres of Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, ArcadiaThe Coast of Utopia and Rock ’n’ Roll by Tom Stoppard, and of CatsStarlight Express, Sunset Boulevard and The Woman in White by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Other theatre includes: Timon of Athens and Skellig (Young Vic), The Lady from the Sea (Almeida), HamletRichard II and Inherit the Wind (Old Vic), A Little Night Music (London/New York), Cyrano de Bergerac and Kiss Me, Kate (Chichester Festival Theatre), Flare PathRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Tempest and The Lion in Winter (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), A Chorus of Disapproval (West End), Beckett’s All That Fall (London/New York), Relative Values and Agnes Colander (Bath Theatre Royal/West End), Schikaneder (Vienna), Love in Idleness, Fiddler on the Roof (West End).  Opera includes: Idomeneo, Porgy and BessCosì fan tutte and Peter Grimes (Glyndebourne and Salzburg) and Katya Kabanova and Sophie’s Choice (Royal Opera House).  Television work includes: Antony and Cleopatra, The Comedy of Errors, MacbethThree Sisters, Othello and King Lear.  Film work includes: Hedda, Lady Jane, Twelfth Night and Red Joan.

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