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Douglas Rintoul

Douglas Rintoul

Director

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Giles Smart
Assistant: Jennifer Thomas
+44 (0)20 3214 0934
About

Douglas is the newly appointed artistic director of The Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch.  He also is a freelance theatre director, runs the national touring company Transport, is a longstanding associate of Complicite and a selector for the National Student Drama Festival 2016.

Douglas read Drama & Theatre Arts at The University of Birmingham. He won a Regional Theatre Director Scheme Bursary to train at Salisbury Playhouse, was selected for the Royal National Theatre Studio Young Director's Programme and won an Esmeé Fairbairn Regional Theatre Initiative Award. His script for his production ELEGY recently won a Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright's Award. His devised production 1001 NIGHTS for the Unicorn Theatre/Transport was nominated for the Off West End Award for Best Production for Young People.

Theatre includes: The Deep Blue Sea, All My Sons and Of Mice and Men (Watermill Theatre); Elegy, 1001 Nights, As You Like It, Invisible and The Edge (Transport); State Red (Hampstead Theatre); Touched (Trafalgar Studios); The Summer Book, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas (Unicorn Theatre); The East London Lecture (Jonny Woo at The Rose Lipman Building); Europe (Barbican/Dundee Rep. Theatre); Copenhagen, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Second from Last in The Sack Race, Fen, Sharp Relief, Noël & Gertie, The Shakespeare Revue (Salisbury Playhouse); Private Lives, Travels with My Aunt (New Wolsey Theatre); King Lear (Creation); Closer and Design for Living (Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg).

As an associate director: A Disappearing Number, Endgame and Measure for Measure (Complicite); Julius Caesar (dir. Deborah Warner - Barbican) and Fidelio (dir. Deborah Warner - Glyndebourne).

He also directs for LAMDA, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal Central School of Music & Drama.

 

 

Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE DEEP BLUE SEA
(2015)
Watermill TheatreBy Terence Rattigan
ELEGY
(2015)
Transport/VAULT Festival
THE EDGE
(2015)
Transport/New Wolsey Theatre/ UK tour
STATE RED
(2014)
Hampstead Theatre: DownstairsBy Atiha Sen Gupta
JONNY WOO'S EAST LONDON LECTURE
(2014)
Mill Co. Projects at The Rose Lipman Building
'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
(2014)
Reading Repertory TheatreAs Writer
ALL MY SONS
(2014)
Watermill Theatre
MARY SHELLEY
(2014)
LAMDA/Pleasance/Theatr Brycheiniog
THE SUMMER BOOK
(2014)
Unicorn TheatreBased on the book by Tove Jansson (translation by Thomas Teal)
Adapted by Jemma Kennedy
As Director
ELEGY
(2014)
Nave73 Madrid, SpainAs Writer
1001 NIGHTS
(2014)
Transport/Unicorn Theatre/ UK tour*Nominated for Off West End Award for Best Production for Young People
Conceived, Directed and Devised
'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
(2013)
Unicorn TheatreBased on the poem by Clement Clarke Moore
As Deviser and Director
AS YOU LIKE IT
(2013)
Transport / Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg / New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich) / House (UK and European Tour)By William Shakespeare
As Director
1001 NIGHTS
(2013)
Unicorn Theatre / Transport Theatre* Nominated: Off West End Award for Best Production for Young People
As Director and Adapter
ELEGY
(2013)
Transport/ MonoDrama Festival*Winner of an inaugural National Theatre Foundation Playwright's Award
Conceived, Directed and Devised
ELEGY
(2012)
Transport/Summerday/Theatre503Conceived, written and directed by Douglas Rintoul
* Nominated: 2 Off West End Awards
INVISIBLE
(2012)
Transport / New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich) / UK & European Tour
OLD
(2012)
UpswingResearch and Development
ART OF DYING
(2012)
Ice&Fire As Artist in Residence for Research and Development
OF MICE AND MEN
(2012)
Watermill Theatre
THE EDGE
(2012)
Transport/RananBritish Council funded action research in India
INVISIBLE
(2011)
Transport / New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich) / UK & European Tour
ELEGY
(2011)
Transport/Summerday/Edinburgh Fringe FestivalConceived, written and directed by Douglas Rintoul
* Nominated for Fringe First
CLOSER
(2011)
Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
THE EDGE
(2011)
Transport / Central School of Speech and DramaDevised project
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)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