Alone in Berlin, adapted by Alistair Beaton from the novel by Hans Fallada, directed by James Dacre, Royal Theatre, Northampton, York Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, opens February 8th.
In The Blood , by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Ellen MacDougal, Donmar Warehouse, opens April 17th.
Stroke Odysseys: A manifestation with choreographer Ben Duke and video artist Magali Charrier, toured in autumn 2018. A new manifestation, This Here, based on the writings of Samuel Beckett, was premiered at the Beckett Festival, University of Reading, last November. Hospital Passion Play will return in 2021.
I've started work on an opera based on Shirley Jackson's wonderful, scary, hilarious novel We Have Always Lived In The Castle, libretto by Timothy Knapman, directed by Orpha Phelan. Find out more, and listen to Aruhan Galieva sing, at
Ringing The Changes (artconnexion), in collaboration with the artist David Ward, Charminster, Dorset, July 2020
Bloom Britannia (Barefoot Opera), opera, libretto by Stephen Plaice, directed by Polly Graham, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, autumn 2020
Staging Schiele (Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company), choreographed by Shobana Jeyasingh, designed by Ben Cullen Williams, has been on a tour which ended at the South Bank Centre, London. Watch a video, made by Terry Braun, of the complete piece here. Listen to the Surface Tension podcast with introduced by Sanjoy Roy here.
Consultant on Jem Finer's Longplayer (choral version)