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2022

Not Now David Ireland Finborough Theatre
London Wall John van Druten Tower Theatre
The Gunpowder Plot Experience Danny Robins Tower of London Vaults
Daddy Issues Lewis Cornay Seven Dials Playhouse
Elephant Anoushka Lucas Bush Theatre
Improbable Fiction Alan Ayckbourn Tower Theatre
Ruckus Jenna Fincken Southwark Playhouse
The Poltergeist Philip Ridley Arcola
Darkfield Trilogy Darkfield Canary Wharf
Apples In Winter Jennifer Fawcett Playground Theatre
The Quality Of Mercy Edwin Flay Courtyard Theatre
The P Word Waleed Akhtar Bush Theatre
Yellowman Dael Orlandersmith Orange Tree Theatre
Rose Martin Sherman Park TheatreB6:D40
Tom, Dick & Harry Andrew Pollard, Michael Hugo & Theresa Heskins Alexandra Palace Theatre
Rome 3000 – Julius Caesar William Shakespeare Canal Café Theatre
Hand Of God Sam Butters Hope Theatre
101 Dalmatians Douglas Hodge & Johnny McKnight Open Air Theatre, Regents Park
Jack Absolute Flies Again Richard bean & Oliver Chris National Theatre
Coram Boy Jamila Gavin adpt. by Helen Edmundson Tower Theatre
Favour Ambreen Razia Bush Theatre
Careless Emma François and Eva Tritschler Hen And Chickens
Folk Nell Leyshon Hampstead Theatre
The Dance Of Death August Strindberg adptd. by Rebecca Lenkiewicz Arcola
The Convert Ben Kavagnah Above The Stag
Queers Mark Gatiss, Jackie Clune, Keith Jarrett, Jon Bradfield Tower Theatre
Dog/Actor Steven Berkoff New Wimbledon Theatre
The Haunting Of Susan A Mark Ravenhill King’s Head
Tony! Harry Hill & Steve Brown Park Theatre
Kabul Goes Pop Waleed Akhtar Brixton House
Mission David Watson The Big House
The Co-op Gabriel Fogarty-Graveson & Felix Grainger Park Theatre
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare Tower Theatre
100 Paintings Jack Stacey Hope Theatre
The Piano Show Alistair McGowan Cadogan Hall
The Dwarfs Kerry Lee Crabbe (based on Harold Pinter) White Bear Theatre
The Man Behind The Mask Barry Humphries Churchill Theatre
Wolf Cub Ché Walker Hampstead Theatre
The Corn Is Green Emlyn Williams National Theatre (Lyttleton)
The Ocean At The End Of the Lane Neil Gaiman adptd. by Joel Horwood Duke Of York’s Theatre
Jo And Sam Find Themselves In Woking James Woolf Hen & Chickens
A Good Time Was Had By All Sam Smithson Hope Theatre
Brilliant Traces Cindy Lou Johnson White Bear Theatre
Anyone Can Whistle Stephen Sondheim & Arthur Laurents Southwark Playhouse
Diary Of A Somebody John Lahr adptd. from Joe Orton’s diary Seven Dials Playhouse
Bacon Sophie Swithinbank Finborough Theatre
Fiji Pedro Leandro, Eddie Loodmer-Elliott & Evan Lordan Omnibus Theatre
Shedding A Skin Amanda Wilkin Soho Theatre
Sasha Regan’s All Male HMS Pinafore W.S. Gilbert & A. Sullivan Wilton’s Music Hall
Bouncers & Shakers John Godber & Jane Thornton Tower Theatre
The Washing Line Dave Carey & Bethany Hamlin Chickenshed
The Animal Kingdom Ruby Thomas Hampstead Theatre
All My Sons Arthur Miller Queens Theatre, Hornchurch
An Evening Without Kate Bush Devised by Sarah-Louise Young & Russell Lucas Soho Theatre


2021

Doctor Who: Time Fracture Tom Maller, Daniel Dingsdale & Rebecca Brower Immersive LDN
Life Of Pi Yann Martel adptd. by Lolita Chakrabarti Wyndhams Theatre
Doing Shakespeare David Spicer Bridewell Theatre
Kensuke’s Kingdom Michael Morpurgo adptd. by Stuart Paterson Tower Theatre
The Mirror And The Light Hilary Mantel & Ben Miles Gielgud Theatre

2020

Magic Goes Wrong Mischief Theatre Vaudeville Theatre
I, Cinna (The Poet) Tim Crouch Unicorn Theatre
Time and Tide James McDermott Park Theatre
Dad’s Army Radio Show Jimmy Perry & David Croft British Library
Persona Ingmar Bergman Riverside Studios
Kind (Child) Peeping Tom Barbican
Ten Times Table Alan Ayckbourn Richmond Theatre
Beckett Triple Bill Samuel Beckett Jermyn Street Theatre
Coming Clean Kevyn Elyot Trafalgar Studios

2019

A Kind of People Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti Royal Court
Breaking The Code Hugh Whitemore Tower Theatre
Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present Alan Ayckbourn Stephen Joseph Theatre
The Open Florence Bell The Space
The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle Abney Park Cemetery
The Weatherman Eugene O’Hare Park Theatre
Fiver Alex James Ellison & Tom Lees Southwark Playhouse
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole: The Musical  Jake Brunger & Pippa Cleary Ambassador’s Theatre
If Not Now, When? Isabel Hughes National Theatre
Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw Tower Theatre
Brexit Robert Khan & Tom Salinsky King’s Head Theatre
Edmond de Bergerac Alexis Michalik Richmond Theatre
Where Is Peter Rabbit? Beatrix Potter Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Deposit Mat Hartley Tower Theatre
The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens Jetse Batelaan Unicorn Theatre
The Life I Lead James Kettle Park Theatre
Talk Radio Eric Bogosian Tower Theatre
All About Eve Joseph L Mankiewicz Noel Coward Theatre
Pinter 5 – 7 Harold Pinter Harold Pinter Theatre
Superhoe Nicole Lecky Royal Court
Charles III Mike Bartlett Tower Theatre

2018

Nine Night Natasha Gordon Trafalgar Studios
Pinter 1- 4 Harold Pinter Harold Pinter Theatre
Rain Man Dan Gordon Richmond Theatre
Mercury Fur Phillip Ridley Guildhall School
Henry V William Shakespeare Tower Theatre
Education Education Education Wardrobe Ensemble Shoreditch Town Hall
The Divide Alan Ayckbourn Old Vic
Amadeus Peter Shaffer National Theatre

2017

Rebel Angel Angus Graham-Campbell Old Operating Theatre
Late Company Jordan Tannahill Trafalgar Studios
Mrs Orwell Tony Cox Old Red Lion
The Tempest
Titus Andronicus
William Shakespeare Barbican
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

2016

King Lear William Shakespeare Old Vic
Consuming Passions
Henceforward…
The Karaoke Theatre Show
Alan Ayckbourn Stephen Joseph Theatre
London Road Alecky Blythe & Adam Cork Bridewell Theatre