Dublin Theatre Festival


Edward Hall

Edward Hall was born in 1966 and educated at Leeds University and Mountview Theatre School.

Theatre includes: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (National Theatre), Calico (Duke of York's), Edmond (National Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Comedy Theatre, Watermill Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, UK Tour - TMA Award for Best Touring Production), The Hinge of the World (Guildford), Macbeth (Albery Theatre), Rose Rage adapted with Roger Warren from Henry VI parts I, II and III (Haymarket Theatre, Watermill Theatre, UK/International Tour and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre - Olivier Award Nomination for Best Director and TMA Award for Best Touring Production), The Constant Wife (Apollo), Putting It Together (Chichester), Julius Caesar (RSC), Tantalus (Denver Centre and UK Tour), Henry V (RSC - The South Bank Show Award for Theatre for The Histories), Twelfth Night (Watermill - Winner of the TMA/Barclays Theatre Best Director Award), Sacred Heart (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs), Celaine (Hampstead Theatre), The Two Gentleman of Verona (RSC), The Comedy of Errors and Henry V (Watermill, Pleasance Theatre London, RSC, The Other Place, Stratford and International Tour), That Good Night (Yvonne Arnaud Tour), Othello (Watermill and the Tokyo Globe), Richard III (Tokyo Globe), Cain (Minerva Studio, Chichester), Bare Knuckle Selling (Edinburgh Festival).

Edward Hall's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which played in London at the Comedy Theatre in 2003, went on to play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York in early 2004, where both he and the production were nominated for Drama Desk Awards.

His production of Rose Rage which he directed for the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in 2003, transferred to the Duke's Theatre in New York in September 2004. It recently won four Jeff Awards including Best Play, Best Director and Best Ensemble Cast.

Television includes: Safari Strife (Cutting Edge, Channel 4) and Richard III (NHK in Japan).  His radio productions include Dear Exile, Eveline, Into Exile (all for Radio 4).


Rose Rage

The Winter's Tale

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