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Lindsay Posner

Lindsay Posner has a remarkable list of theatrical credits as a director, both in the UK and internationally. Most recently he has directed three productions at the Theatre Royal in Bath, including The Lover and The CollectionWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and A View from the Bridge, which transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London’d West End. He also has directed Noises Off on two occasions: first at the Old Vic Theatre in 2011, and then again at Theatre Royal Bath in 2022, which as we recorded our episode on the play in January 2023 arrived in London’s West End.

Lindsay was Associate Director at the Royal Court Theatre from 1987-1992, where Main House credits included COLQUHOUN AND McBRYDE, THE TREATMENT, DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, and AMERICAN BAGPIPES.

His other credits include: STONES IN HIS POCKETS (UK Tour), DEAR ARABELLA (Lyric Theatre Belfast), GOD OF CARNAGE (Theatre Royal Bath), ROMEO & JULIET  and RICHARD III (Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York), THE LIE (Menier Chocolate Factory), THE TRUTH (Menier Chocolate Factory, Wyndham’s), CINDERELLA (Stage Entertainment Moscow), THE END OF LONGING (Playhouse), SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER (Theatre Royal Bath),
COMMUNICATING DOORS (Menier Chocolate Factory), HAYFEVER (Theatre Royal Bath/West End), SPEED THE PLOW (Theatre Royal Bath, West End), OTHER DESERT CITIES (Old Vic Theatre), THE WINSLOW BOY (Roundabout Theatre, New York; Old Vic Theatre),mA LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE (Theatre Royal Bath), THE TURN OF THE SCREW (ACT Productions & Hammer Theatre of Horror; Almeida Theatre), UNCLE VANYA (Vaudeville Theatre; Stanhope Productions),
RELATIVELY SPEAKING (Bath Theatre Royal, West End), RICHARD III (The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego), ABIGAIL’S PARTY (Menier Chocolate Factory / Bath Theatre Royal & West End), NOISES OFF (The Old Vic Theatre & West End),
BUTLEY (The Duchess Theatre), AN IDEAL HUSBAND (The Vaudeville Theatre), HOUSE OF GAMES (Almeida Theatre),
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE (Duke of York’s Theatre), CAROUSEL (Churchill Theatre, UK Tour and Savoy Theatre),
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Sheffield Crucible and Savoy Theatre), 3 SISTERS ON HOPE STREET (Liverpool Everyman and Hampstead Theatre), TOM AND VIV (Almeida Theatre), FOOL FOR LOVE (Apollo Theatre), THE HYPOCHONDRIAC (Almeida Theatre), THE BIRTHDAY PARTY (Duchess Theatre), ROMANCE (Almeida Theatre), A LIFE IN THE THEATRE (Apollo Theatre), OLEANNA (Garrick Theatre), THE CARETAKER (Bristol Old Vic), SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO (Comedy Theatre), POWER (Cottesloe Theatre at the RNT), TARTUFFE (Lyttleton Theatre at the RNT), TWELFTH NIGHT (RSC, Stratford and the Barbican Theatre), THE RIVALS (RSC, Stratford and the Barbican Theatre), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (RSC at The Pit), VOLPONE (RSC at The Swan), AFTER DARWIN (Hampstead Theatre), AMERICAN BUFFALO (Young Vic), THE PROVOK’D WIFE (Old Vic), THE LADY FROM THE SEA (Lyric Hammersmith and West ,THE SEAGULL (Gate Theatre, Dublin), THE ROBBERS (Gate Theatre, London), LEONCE AND LENA (Sheffield Crucible Studio), THE DOCTOR OF HONOUR (UK Tour and Donmar Warehouse), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Regents Park Open Air Theatre)

Recommended Play(s)

Lindsay recommended The Truth by Florian Zeller in episode 58, and 
he recommended People, PLaces & Things by Duncan Macmillan in episode 78.