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Tom Morris

Writer/Director/Producer

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St John Donald
Assistant: Rachel Hopkin
+44 (0) 20 3214 0928
About

Tom Morris is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic and has been Associate Director of the National Theatre since 2004. He was the Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) from 1995 to 2004 and prior to that was an arts journalist and freelance producer.  

 

At Bristol Old Vic Tom has directed Swallows and Amazons, Juliet and Her Romeo, and Does My Society Look Big in This? In 2013 Tom collaborated again with Handspring Puppet Company for the first time since War Horse to create A Midsummer Night’s Dream which launched at Bristol Old Vic in 2013 and toured worldwide. 

 

Tom has also conceived and directed 2 landmark festivals during his time at BOV: Bristol Proms, festival of world class music and integrated digital technology in collaboration with Watershed Bristol and Universal Music Arts and Entertainment, and Bristol Jam : Britain’s first festival of improvisation.

 

As joint Chief Executive of Bristol Old Vic he is also overseeing a major restoration and refurbishment of Britain’s oldest continuously working theatre – creating direct visibility from the street for the very first time.
 
Other credits include: The Death of Klinghoffer (ENO & Metropolitan Opera); Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (National Theatre); War Horse (as co-director for National Theatre; 2011 Tony Award for Best Director); A Matter of Life and Death (adapted from the film with Emma Rice, National Theatre); Coram Boy (developed with Melly Still, National Theatre); Disembodied, Newsnight: The Opera, Kombat Opera Klubneit, Home, Passions, Unsung, To The Island With The Goose, Macbeth, Oedipus The King, Othello Music, Trio, All That Fall (all BAC, as director); World Cup Final 1966, Jason and the Argonauts, Ben Hur (all BAC, co-written with Carl Heap); Jerry Springer: The Opera (for BAC as producer); Oogly Boogly (devised and directed); Nights at the Circus, The Wooden Frock (both written with Emma Rice for Kneehigh).

Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
WORLD CUP FINAL 1966
(2014)
Bristol Old Vic
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS
(2010)
Bristol Old Vic
JULIET AND HER ROMEO
(2010)
Bristol Old Vic
DOES MY SOCIETY LOOK BIG IN THIS?
(2012)
Bristol Old Vic
EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR
(2010)
NT Olivierco-directed with Felix Barrett
By Sir Tom Stoppard
WAR HORSE
(2007)
NT OlivierAS DIRECTOR
AS PRODUCER

Written by Nick Stafford
Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo

(Co-directed with Marianne Elliott)
WARHORSE
(2007)
National Theatre, OlivierAS PRODUCER

Stafford / Morpurgo
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
(2007)
National Theatre (Olivier)AS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With Emma Rice
MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH SEASON
(2000)
BACAS PRODUCER

Various
NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS
(2006)
Lyric, HammersmithAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With Emma Rice
DISEMBODIED
(2005)
National tourAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With David Glass
CORAM BOY
(2005)
National Theatre, OlivierAS PRODUCER

Edmundson / Gavin
DISEMBODIED
(2005)
BAC & tourAS DIRECTOR

Tom Morris/ David Glass
OOGLY BOOGLY
(2004)
tourAS DIRECTOR

Tom Morris/Guy Dartnell
THE WORLD CUP FINAL 1966
(2004)
BAC and tourAS WRITER / ADAPTOR
AS PRODUCER

With Carl Heap
THE WOODEN FROCK
(2004)
Kneehigh TheatreAS WRITER / ADAPTOR
AS PRODUCER

With Emma Rice
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS
(2003)
BACAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With Carl Heap
BEN-HUR
(2002)
BACAS WRITER / ADAPTOR
AS PRODUCER

With Carl Heap
HOME
(2002)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Helen Chadwick
UNSUNG
(2000)
BAC & tourAS DIRECTOR

Guy Dartnell
MACBETH
(1999)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Shakespeare
TO THE ISLAND WITH THE GOOSE
(1999)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Ben Park
OEDIPUS THE KING
(1998)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Sophocles / Peter Oswald
PLAYING IN THE DARK SEASON
(1998)
BACAS PRODUCER

Various
THE CRITICS: UP FOR REVIEW
(1997)
BACAS PRODUCER

Various
OTHELLO MUSIC
(1997)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Devised
TRIO
(1996)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Devised with Trilogy
ALL THAT FALL
(1996)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Samuel Beckett
SAM SHEPARD SEASON
(1996)
BACAS PRODUCER

Sam Shepard
CHERRY ORCHARD
(1994)
Lyric Theatre HammersmithAS ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Maly Theatre
REAL TIME
(1993)
British TourAS PRODUCER

Tmu-Na Theatre
ESHU'S FAUST
(1992)
Arts Theatre, CambridgeAS PRODUCER

Gabriel Gbadamosi
TOM TOM
(1987)
Stage of FoolsAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With Nick Vivian
Opera
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER
(2014)
The Metropolitan Opera, New York
THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER
(2011)
English National OperaDIRECTOR
NEWSNIGHT: THE OPERA
(2003)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Various
KOMBAT OPERA KLUBNEIT
(2002)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Richard Thomas
PASSIONS
(2001)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Stephen McNeff
JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA
(2001)
BACAS PRODUCER

Richard Thomas and Stu Lee
BAC OPERABAC 1996 - 2003AS PRODUCER

Various
Other
ProductionCompanyNotes
BRISTOL PROMSBristol Old VicFestival of world class music and integrated digital technology
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