London acting coach, theatre director, Guy Retallack
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Guy Retallack - Theatre Director, Acting Coach

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DIRECTING CREDITS:


2011


THRILL ME by Stephen Dolginoff, Tristan Bates Theatre

DROWNING ON DRY LAND by Alan Ayckbourn, Jermyn St Theatre


2010

MOTHER OF HIM by Evan Placey, Kings X Award Winner 2010,  Courtyard Theatre, London.

THE PLAGUE by John Retallack (After Camus)   Lost Theatre, London, BADA

2009

THE REHEARSAL by Anouilh, Cochrane Theatre, Drama Centre.

ROMEO & JULIET by Shakespeare, Oxford Shakespeare Company, London & Oxford.

THE GAMBLER by Glyn Maxwell, BBC Radio 3, Unique Radio Media, with Patricia Routledge.       

THE VISIT by F. Durrenmatt, Oval House, BADA

FUTURE ME by Stephen Brown UK Tour(ACE) Only Connect Theatre, London.

THE GAMBLER by Glyn Maxwell, Workshop Reading, Lifeblood

2008
MICKY SALBERG by Ade Morris Watermill Theatre and UK tour.

LIBERTY by Glyn Maxwell Globe Theatre and Lifeblood. Mid Scale UK tour(ACE)

MICKY SALBERG by Ade Morris Watermill Theatre and UK tour.

GRIM by Julian Ronnie & Will Hammond Workshop(Ongoing)

WORLDS END by Paul Sellar Trafalgar Studios

2007
AGATHA AND ENID by David Culverwell Operating Theatre Festival. Staged Reading with Belinda Lang, Bertie Portal & Sally Dexter. Actors Centre, Tristan Bates

LOST BOY by Susannah Pearse & Perfect Pitch New Musicals Festival
Jared Dembowski The Gatehouse

FUTURE ME by Stephen Brown Theatre503 (Time Out Critics Choice)

BARDELL V. PICKWICK by Anthony Arlidge Middle Temple. Staged reading with Martin Shaw, Patrick Malahide, Richard Griffiths, Jenny Seagrove, Simon Russell Beale.

THE MAN OF TERROR by Glyn Maxwell Hampstead Theatre. Staged Reading with Nicholas Le Prevost, Belinda Lang & Tobias Menzies.

2006-2007
Literary Manager and Dramaturg Bill Kenwright Limited


2006
THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH by Gyles Brandreth Staged reading with Simon Russell Beale & Romola Garai. BKL

JACK by Michael Rudman Reading with Alex Jennings & Des Barrett. BKL

THE MAN OF TERROR Lifeblood theatre.Soho Theatre. (ACE)

2005
NATIONAL HERO Edinburgh Festival and UK Tour
(with Timothy West & Nicola McAuliffe)
THE LIFEBLOOD Lifeblood Theatre. Edinburgh Festival and Riverside Studios
FASTER Filter, Brits Off Broadway Festival, NY
TALL STORIES Devised work, BAC (Youth Theatre)
TOMMY (co-directing with Keith Strachan) UK Tour. BKL


2004
THE LIFEBLOOD Lifeblood Theatre. Edinburgh Festival & Wilton's Music Hall
THE MARQUISE Windsor Theatre Royal, UK Tour. BKL
DOUBLE CROSS Windsor Theatre Royal. Michael White Prod.
THE MASTER AND MARGARITA BAC Music & Opera Festival
PROVING MR JENNINGS The Courtyard Theatre
APPETITE Windsor Theatre Royal. BKL


2003
THE SECRET RAPTURE Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue. BKL
THIS STORY OF YOURS New End Theatre, Hampstead
OFFICE GAMES Pleasance Theatre, Islington. BKL
FASTER Filter, BAC / National Tour/Lyric, Hammersmith
THE FOUNDLING Intrepid, South East Tour

2002
MORE LIES ABOUT JERZY New End Theatre
FASTER Soho Theatre / BAC

2001
ROMEO & JULIET Wild Thyme, UK Tour(ACE) / Globe, Germany
DEALING WITH CLAIRE Union Theatre
THE TROJAN WOMEN British American Drama Academy

2000
A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Guildhall School
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Wild Thyme, Globe Theatre, Germany
SMOKE Guildhall School
HARD TIMES Watermill Theatre, Newbury
THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE Gateway Theatre, Chester

1999
THE CHANGELING Salisbury Playhouse
EMMA Tricycle Theatre / Palace Theatre, Watford
DANGEROUS CORNER Watermill Theatre, Newbury

1998
SUMMERFOLK British American Drama Academy
RICHARD III Wild Thyme, Pleasance Theatre / Globe, Germany
EMMA Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh
THE FABULOUS ADVENTURES OF
ALEXANDER THE GREAT Lesbos Amphitheatre, Greece (Opera)

1997
RICHARD III NT Studio

1996
POOL Royal Court Writers Festival

1994
THE GATES OF PARADISE RSC Fringe Festival / Bridewell
BLIGH Etcetera Theatre / Tour


1993
THE BASSETT TABLE New End Theatre

1992
THE NEW APARTMENT Watermans Arts Centre
THE MASTER & MARGARITA BAC

1991
THE MILLIONAIRESS BAC
IVAN VASILIEVICH BAC


OTHER WORK INCLUDES:

2002
Assistant Director to David Freeman
CARMEN Royal Albert Hall

1995-1998
OUT OF JOINT
Associate Director to Max Stafford Clark:
SHOPPING & F***ING Royal Court / Gielgud / RNT
THE QUEEN & 1 Bromley and Tour
THREE SISTERS Lyric / Royal Court / BOV
2006
New Projects Manager/Literary Manager
Dramaturg Bill Kenwright Limited


1995-1997
PW PRODUCTIONS
Associate Director to Stephen Daldry
AN INSPECTOR CALLS Garrick / Royal National Theatre

1997
NATIONAL THEATRE
Staff Director to Jeremy Sams:
MARAT / SADE Royal National Theatre, Olivier
Staff Director to Howard Davies:
CHIPS WITH EVERYTHING Royal National Theatre, Lyttleton

1995-1996
OUT OF JOINT
Assistant Director to Max Stafford Clark
THE BREAK OF DAY Out of Joint /Royal Court. Bristol Old Vic


1995
PW PRODUCTIONS
Assistant Director to Jeremy Sams
WIND IN THE WILLOWS Old Vic / Royal National Theatre


OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE:
Artistic Director Lifeblood Theatre Company 2004-
Artistic Director of Wild Thyme Productions 1998-2001
Associate Artist of Filter Theatre Company 2002-2005
Supported Artist at BAC 2003-2004


NOMINATIONS

2005
Nominated for Best Musical for Tommy at the Manchester Evening News.

2004
Finalists in the Peter Brook The Empty Space Awards for Best Production for THE LIFEBLOOD by Glyn Maxwell.
Best Production and Best Performance for The Lifeblood by the British Theatre Guide.

1998
Nominated by The Stage for The Stage Awards for 'Best Ensemble' for EMMA at the Edinburgh Festival.

1993
The Critics Circle Award, Play International for 'Most Promising Newcomer'.