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Client details

Tom Morris

Writer/Director/Producer

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Assistant: Rachel Hopkin
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About

Tom Morris is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic.

 

In 2011 he won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for the National Theatre Broadway production of War Horse, along with co-director Marianne Elliott.

 

At the helm of Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris has directed Juliet and Her Romeo and Swallows and Amazons which is playing in the West End this Christmas followed by a national tour.  Tom has also overseen the development of Bristol Jam, the UK’s only festival of improvised performance, and Bristol Ferment, a programme which supports artists, as they develop their work and show it at regular intervals throughout the year.

 

Tom is also Associate Director at the National Theatre where he developed and co-directed Every Good Boy Deserves Favour and War Horse and co-wrote A Matter of Life and Death with Emma Rice, with whom he also wrote The Wooden Frock and Nights at the Circus for Kneehigh.

 

Tom was Artistic Director at Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) from 1995 to 2004 where he revolutionised the programme, oversaw a radical management restructure and led the organisation from the verge of bankruptcy to financial stability.  Whilst at BAC, Tom wrote Ben Hur, Jason and the Argonauts and World Cup Final 1966 with Carl Heap and directed many shows including Newsnight the Opera, Macbeth (with Corin Redgrave), and Othello Music.  At BAC, Morris also founded BAC Opera, the Festival which launched The Shout’s Tall Stories, Jerry Springer: The Opera and the hugely successful contemporary opera company Tête à Tête.  
 

Tom was a critic and feature writer for a range of national publications, including The Times Literary Supplement, The Daily Telegraph and The ObserverTom has also served on the boards of Complicite, the Arts Patrons’ Trust, Punchdrunk and is Patron and Founding Chair of the JMK Trust.

 

Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
TO THE ISLAND WITH THE GOOSE
(1999)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Ben Park
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)
DISEMBODIED
(2005)
BAC & tourAS DIRECTOR

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

Tom Morris/Guy Dartnell
HOME
(2002)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Helen Chadwick
UNSUNG
(2000)
BAC & tourAS DIRECTOR

Guy Dartnell
MACBETH
(1999)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Shakespeare
OEDIPUS THE KING
(1998)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Sophocles / Peter Oswald
OTHELLO MUSIC
(1997)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Devised
TRIO
(1996)
BACAS DIRECTOR

Devised with Trilogy
ALL THAT FALL
(1996)
BACAS DIRECTOR

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

With Emma Rice
NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS
(2006)
Lyric, HammersmithAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

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

With David Glass
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
TOM TOM
(1987)
Stage of FoolsAS WRITER / ADAPTOR

With Nick Vivian
WARHORSE
(2007)
National Theatre, OlivierAS PRODUCER

Stafford / Morpurgo
CORAM BOY
(2005)
National Theatre, OlivierAS PRODUCER

Edmundson / Gavin
MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH SEASON
(2000)
BACAS PRODUCER

Various
PLAYING IN THE DARK SEASON
(1998)
BACAS PRODUCER

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

Various
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
Opera
ProductionCompanyNotes
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
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