Tom Morris

Director

Director

Tom Morris is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic and Associate Director of the National Theatre. As Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre from 1995 to 2004 he wrote Ben Hur, Jason and the Argonauts and World Cup Final 1966 with Carl Heap and directed many shows including Newsnight the Opera, Macbeth and Othello Music. He also founded BAC Opera, which launched Jerry Springer: The Opera and the opera company Tête à Tête. War Horse, which he conceived and co-directed with Marianne Elliott, won five Tony awards (including best director) in 2011 and is playing internationally. For Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris’ work includes Swallows and Amazons, Juliet And Her Romeo, Bristol Proms and his most recent collaboration with Handspring Puppet Company, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also launched Bristol Ferment, Bristol Old Vic’s artist development programme, and created Bristol Jam – a festival of improvisation. Other credits include: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, and Coram Boy at the National Theatre; The Death of Klinghoffer at the ENO and Metropolitan Opera; Nights at the Circus and The Wooden Frock for Kneehigh.

Oxford New Theatre

13 December 2017 - 06 January 2018

Brighton Centre

25 January 2018 - 10 February 2018

Bradford Alhambra Theatre

14 February 2018 - 10 March 2018

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

14 March 2018 - 07 April 2018

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

18 April 2018 - 12 May 2018

Southampton Mayflower Theatre

16 May 2018 - 09 June 2018

Salford The Lowry

13 June 2018 - 30 June 2018

Wales Millennium Centre

04 July 2018 - 28 July 2018

Woking New Victoria Theatre

01 August 2018 - 18 August 2018

Plymouth Theatre Royal

29 August 2018 - 15 September 2018

Milton Keynes Theatre

19 September 2018 - 06 October 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome

10 October 2018 - 03 November 2018

Glasgow SECC

15 January 2019 - 02 February 2019

Sunderland Empire Theatre

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

27 February 2019 - 16 March 2019
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Director

Tom Morris is Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic and Associate Director of the National Theatre. As Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre from 1995 to 2004 he wrote Ben Hur, Jason and the Argonauts and World Cup Final 1966 with Carl Heap and directed many shows including Newsnight the Opera, Macbeth and Othello Music. He also founded BAC Opera, which launched Jerry Springer: The Opera and the opera company Tête à Tête. War Horse, which he conceived and co-directed with Marianne Elliott, won five Tony awards (including best director) in 2011 and is playing internationally. For Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris’ work includes Swallows and Amazons, Juliet And Her Romeo, Bristol Proms and his most recent collaboration with Handspring Puppet Company, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also launched Bristol Ferment, Bristol Old Vic’s artist development programme, and created Bristol Jam – a festival of improvisation. Other credits include: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, and Coram Boy at the National Theatre; The Death of Klinghoffer at the ENO and Metropolitan Opera; Nights at the Circus and The Wooden Frock for Kneehigh.