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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 a freelance theatre director, the artistic director of Transport (www.transport-theatre.eu), 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: 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 and '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 and The Shakespeare Revue (Salisbury Playhouse), Private Lives and 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
STATE RED
(2014)
Hampstead Theatre: DownstairsBy Atiha Sen Gupta
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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