• Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong
  • Polly Sullivan designs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • Catch Sanjeev Bhaskar in LEWIS at 9pm on ITV
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Buy Felicity Cloake's mouth-watering PERFECT TOO, out now
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio
  • Buy Julian Barnes' exquisite LEVELS OF LIFE, out now in paperback
  • See Deborah McAndrew's AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in harback and on kindle
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Lisa Spirling directs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier

Client details

Douglas Rintoul

Douglas Rintoul

Director

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Giles Smart
Assistant: Andy Gout
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About

Douglas read Drama & Theatre Arts at The University of Birmingham. He is currently the Artistic Director of Transport and a freelance theatre director who has directed for the Barbican, Unicorn Theatre, Ice&Fire, Upswing, Watermill Theatre, Trafalgar Studios, Dundee Rep Theatre, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, National Theatre Studio, Salisbury Playhouse, New Wolsey Theatre, Creation, Central School of Speech and Drama, and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
 
He was associate director at Salisbury Playhouse for two years and is also a long-standing associate director to Simon McBurney/Complicite and an assistant and associate director to Deborah Warner.
 
He won a prestigious Channel 4 Theatre Director Scheme bursary and an Esmeé Fairbairn Regional Theatre Initiative award. In 2013 the selection committee for the Contemporary Classic Theatre Commission given by House awarded the commission to Douglas to produce his production of As You Like It.
 
His script for his production Elegy recently won a Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright's Award.
 
His devised production of 1001 Nights for the Unicorn theatre and his own company Transport is currently nominated for an Off West End Award for Best production for Young People.
 
Douglas collaborated on the redesign of Liberty of London's beauty hall and is currently conceiving an interactive tour in Vienna's oldest brewery. He has also taught throughout the UK and in Australia, India, Poland, Belgium, the USA, Spain, France and Luxembourg and is currently a selector for the National Student Drama Festival 2014.

Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE SUMMER BOOK
(2014)
Unicorn TheatreBased on the book by Tove Jansson (translation by Thomas Teal)
Adapted by Jemma Kennedy
As Director
1001 NIGHTS
(2014)
Transport TheatreAs Director and Adapter
Touring production
AS YOU LIKE IT
(2013)
Transport / Le Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg / New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich) / House (UK and European Tour)By William Shakespeare
As Director
'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
(2013)
Unicorn TheatreBased on the poem by Clement Clarke Moore
As Deviser and Director
1001 NIGHTS
(2013)
Unicorn Theatre / Transport TheatreAs Director and Adapter
* Nominated: Off West End Award for Best Production for Young People
OF MICE AND MEN
(2012)
Watermill Theatre
ELEGY
(2012)
Transport / Theatre503Conceived, written and directed by Douglas Rintoul
* Winner: Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright Award
* Nominated: 2 Off West End Awards
CLOSER
(2011)
Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
THE EDGE
(2011)
Transport / Central Schoopl of Speech and DramaDevised project
INVISIBLE
(2011)
Transport / New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich) / UK & European Tour
ELEGY
(2011)
Transport / Edinburgh Fringe FestivalConceived, written and directed by Douglas Rintoul
* Fringe First
A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
(2010)
Théâtre de Complicité / Lincoln Centre (New York) / World TourAs Associate Director
Directed by Simon McBurney
INVISIBLE
(2009)
Theatre Institute (Warsaw, Poland) / National Theatre Studio (Research & Development)
ENDGAME
(2009)
Théâtre de Complicité / Duchess Theatre (West End, London)As Associate Director
Directed by Simon McBurney
TOUCHED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
(2009)
Trafalgar Studios (West End, London)* Whatsonstage Award Nomination for Best Solo Performance
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
(2009)
Guildhall School of Music and Drama / Silk Street Theatre
A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
(2008)
Barbican BITE:08 / Théâtre de Complicité / World TourAs Associate Director
Directed by Simon McBurney
DESIGN FOR LIVING
(2008)
Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
EUROPE
(2007)
Barbican BITE:07 / Dundee Repertory Theatre
TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
(2007)
New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich)
FIDELIO
(2006)
Glyndebourne Festival OperaAs Assistant Director
Directed by Deborah Warner
KING LEAR
(2006)
Creation Theatre Company (Oxford)
PRIVATE LIVES
(2006)
New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich)
MEASURE FOR MEASURE (2004-06)Théâtre de Complicité / National Theatre - Lyttelton Theatre / World TourAs Associate Director
Directed by Simon McBurney
JULIUS CAESAR
(2005)
Barbican BITE:05 / European TourAs Associate Director
Directed by Deborah Warner
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
(2004)
Salisbury Playhouse
COPENHAGEN
(2003)
Salisbury Playhouse
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
(2002)
Salisbury Playhouse
Short Films
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE DROP
(2010)
Transport / Synergy Collective
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