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THEATRE
Date: 2019
Production (role):
The Tyler Sisters
Company:
Hampstead Theatre (downstairs)
Project details:
Written by Alexandra Wood

“Abigail Graham steers our way through the deep and occasionally turbulent waters of sibling rivalry, sisterly
friendship and female support on a bare set, which puts a welcome emphasis on the performances “ Aleks Sierz
Date: 2019
Production (role):
A Plague On This House
Company:
National Theatre/Wall Street Journal, Cannes
Project details:
Written by Stewart Pringle
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Carmen The Gypsy
Company:
Romany Theatre Company/Reading Rep/New Wolsey Ipswich
Project details:
Written by Dan Allum
Date: 2018
Production (role):
A Bit of Light
Company:
National Theatre Studio
Project details:
Written by Rebecca Callard
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Not My Flesh and Blood (workshop)
Company:
OpenWorks/Lyric Hammersmith
Project details:
Written by Caroline Bird
Date: 2017
Production (role):
31 Hours
Company:
Bunker Theatre
Project details:
Written by Kieran Knowles
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Death of a Salesman
Company:
Royal & Derngate Northampton, UK Tour
Project details:
Written by Arthur Miller

“It has a vigour and freshness that reaffirm Miller’s work both as a classic and as a piercing play for today.” The
Times, 4 stars
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Grounds for Remorse
Company:
Synergy Theatre, Schools Tour
Project details:
Written by Phil Davies
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Man vs Dog
Company:
National Theatre Studio
Project details:
Written by Amy Rosenthal
Date: 2015
Production (role):
And Now: The World!
Company:
Derby Theatre, UK Tour/OpenWorks and Company of Angels
Project details:
Written by Sibylle Berg/Clara Brennan

‘Intense and inspiring…could just be the beginning of a revolution.’ The Upcoming, 4 stars
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Company:
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
Project details:
Written by Stefan Pattis/Oliver Birch

‘The model of a children’s show, with real wit, high energy and infectious silliness.’ The Stage, 4 stars
Date: 2014
Production (role):
Debris
Company:
OpenWorks and Look Left Look Right/Southwark Playhouse
Project details:
Written by Dennis Kelly

“This production has a passionate intensity which holds it’s audience spellbound” British Theatre Guide
Date: 2013-2014
Production (role):
Molly Sweeney
Company:
Print Room, London Lyric Theatre Belfast & Northern Irish tour
Project details:
Written by Brian Friel

“I was wrong about Brian Friel’s play…I’m grateful for a production which allowed me to see it through fresh eyes”
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 4 stars
Date: 2011
Production (role):
The Censor, JMK Award Runner Up (workshop)
Company:
Young Vic
Project details:
Written by Anthony Neilson
Date: 2009
Production (role):
Blue Heaven, Three Short Plays
Company:
Finborough, London
Project details:
Written by Tennessee Williams
Date: 2008
Production (role):
Jack’s Quest, Company of Angels Theatre Maker Award
Company:
Junction Cambridge & Pleasance London
Date: 2007
Production (role):
The Boy & The Dog Who Walked to the Moon
Company:
Pleasance, Edinburgh
Project details:
Written by Paven Virk
DIRECTING IN DRAMA SCHOOLS
Date: 2020
Production (role):
Earthquakes in London
Company:
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Linda
Company:
RADA
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Dogville
Company:
Rose Bruford
Project details:
Lars von Trier/Christian Lollike
Date: 2016
Production (role):
World Mad
Company:
Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
Project details:
Writers: Ollie Birch, Tim Cowbury, Inua Ellams, Zinnie Harris, Ellie Kendrick, Natalie Mitchell, Sam Potter and Amy Rosenthal
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Days of Significance
Company:
Northampton University, Royal and Derngate
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Lines in the Sand
Company:
Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
Project details:
Writers: Brad Birch, Caroline Bird, Tom Hughes, Sarah Kosar, Eve Leigh, Lulu Razca, Amy Rosenthal, Somalia Seaton and Penny Skinner
Date: 2014
Production (role):
Black Sheep
Company:
Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
Project details:
Writers: Clara Brennan, Frazer Flintham, Sarah Grochala, Vicky Jones, Shireen Mula, Gbolahan Obisesan , Amy Rosenthal and Al Smith
COMMUNITY & EDUCATION
Date: 2015-2020
Production (role):
National Theatre Connections Director
Company:
National Theatre
Date: 2019
Production (role):
Off The Ground
Company:
National Youth Theatre
Project details:
a verbatim play by Stephanie Street
Date: 2013-2017
Production (role):
Overseeing training and artist development programme
Company:
OpenWorks Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Managing pilot audience development programme 'Answers Back'
Company:
Almeida Theatre in association with OpenWorks Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Lost in the Shadows
Company:
Derby Theatre
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Write Now
Company:
Synergy Theatre at HMP Send
Date: 2011
Production (role):
The Ward
Company:
Young Vic Theatre at the Maudesley Hospital
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Remember How to Fly
Company:
Young Vic Special Schools Theatre Festival (PMLD)
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Soft Scoop
Company:
Clean Break Theatre Company
Project details:
Written by Katie Himms
Date: 2009
Production (role):
Take it to the Bridge
Company:
Almeida Theatre (PMLD)
Date: 2007-2016
Production (role):
Guest Lecturer
Company:
Arvon Foundation
Date: 2007
Production (role):
Dream Store, Duncan Macmillan & the company, Murray Grove Estate
Company:
Immediate Theatre
Date: 2007
Production (role):
Black Chat, Murray Grove Estate
Company:
Hackney Empire and People’s Theatre Newcastle
Date: 2006
Production (role):
On da Blocks, Joel Horwood & the company, Gascoyne Estate
Company:
Immediate Theatre
Date: 2005-2007
Production (role):
Youth Theatre Co-ordinator
Company:
Immediate Theatre
ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Great Expectations
Company:
Bristol Old Vic
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Death and the Maiden
Company:
Harold Pinter Theatre, West End
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Glass Menagerie
Company:
Young Vic Theatre
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Ruined
Company:
Almeida Theatre
Date: 2009
Production (role):
Enron, Minerva Chichester Festival Theatre and Royal Court
PRODUCER
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Free Belarus Now, Belarus Free Theatre Performance and Protest
Company:
Houses of Parliament
SHORT FILM
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Timetable
Company:
Anderson Shelter Productions
Project details:
Wrote and directed.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Date: 2011
Production (role):
JMK training and development workshops
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Elen Bowman Directors group (12 months)
Company:
Living Pictures
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Polish Theatre Seminar, Warsaw
Company:
Young Vic/Polish Cultural Institute
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Active Analysis, Ian Rickson and The Director’s Craft, Katie Mitchell
Company:
Living Pictures
Date: 2009
Production (role):
Young Writer’s Programme
Company:
Soho Theatre
Date: 2008
Production (role):
Pictures and Impressions’, Elen Bowman
Company:
Living Pictures
Date: 2008
Production (role):
The Director and The Devising Process, Paul Hunter
Company:
Living Pictures
Date: 2007
Production (role):
Young Writer’s Programme
Company:
Royal Court
Date: 2006
Production (role):
Working with Young Writers
Company:
Royal Court
Date: 2002 - 2005
Production (role):
2.1 BA hons, English Literature
Company:
University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): The Tyler Sisters
    Company: Hampstead Theatre (downstairs)
    Project details: Written by Alexandra Wood

    “Abigail Graham steers our way through the deep and occasionally turbulent waters of sibling rivalry, sisterly
    friendship and female support on a bare set, which puts a welcome emphasis on the performances “ Aleks Sierz
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): A Plague On This House
    Company: National Theatre/Wall Street Journal, Cannes
    Project details: Written by Stewart Pringle
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Carmen The Gypsy
    Company: Romany Theatre Company/Reading Rep/New Wolsey Ipswich
    Project details: Written by Dan Allum
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): A Bit of Light
    Company: National Theatre Studio
    Project details: Written by Rebecca Callard
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Not My Flesh and Blood (workshop)
    Company: OpenWorks/Lyric Hammersmith
    Project details: Written by Caroline Bird
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): 31 Hours
    Company: Bunker Theatre
    Project details: Written by Kieran Knowles
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Death of a Salesman
    Company: Royal & Derngate Northampton, UK Tour
    Project details: Written by Arthur Miller

    “It has a vigour and freshness that reaffirm Miller’s work both as a classic and as a piercing play for today.” The
    Times, 4 stars
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Grounds for Remorse
    Company: Synergy Theatre, Schools Tour
    Project details: Written by Phil Davies
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Man vs Dog
    Company: National Theatre Studio
    Project details: Written by Amy Rosenthal
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): And Now: The World!
    Company: Derby Theatre, UK Tour/OpenWorks and Company of Angels
    Project details: Written by Sibylle Berg/Clara Brennan

    ‘Intense and inspiring…could just be the beginning of a revolution.’ The Upcoming, 4 stars
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
    Company: Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
    Project details: Written by Stefan Pattis/Oliver Birch

    ‘The model of a children’s show, with real wit, high energy and infectious silliness.’ The Stage, 4 stars
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): Debris
    Company: OpenWorks and Look Left Look Right/Southwark Playhouse
    Project details: Written by Dennis Kelly

    “This production has a passionate intensity which holds it’s audience spellbound” British Theatre Guide
  • Date: 2013-2014
    Production (role): Molly Sweeney
    Company: Print Room, London Lyric Theatre Belfast & Northern Irish tour
    Project details: Written by Brian Friel

    “I was wrong about Brian Friel’s play…I’m grateful for a production which allowed me to see it through fresh eyes”
    Michael Billington, The Guardian, 4 stars
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): The Censor, JMK Award Runner Up (workshop)
    Company: Young Vic
    Project details: Written by Anthony Neilson
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): Blue Heaven, Three Short Plays
    Company: Finborough, London
    Project details: Written by Tennessee Williams
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): Jack’s Quest, Company of Angels Theatre Maker Award
    Company: Junction Cambridge & Pleasance London
    Project details:
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): The Boy & The Dog Who Walked to the Moon
    Company: Pleasance, Edinburgh
    Project details: Written by Paven Virk
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): Earthquakes in London
    Company: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Linda
    Company: RADA
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Dogville
    Company: Rose Bruford
    Project details: Lars von Trier/Christian Lollike
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): World Mad
    Company: Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
    Project details: Writers: Ollie Birch, Tim Cowbury, Inua Ellams, Zinnie Harris, Ellie Kendrick, Natalie Mitchell, Sam Potter and Amy Rosenthal
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Days of Significance
    Company: Northampton University, Royal and Derngate
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Lines in the Sand
    Company: Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
    Project details: Writers: Brad Birch, Caroline Bird, Tom Hughes, Sarah Kosar, Eve Leigh, Lulu Razca, Amy Rosenthal, Somalia Seaton and Penny Skinner
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): Black Sheep
    Company: Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre
    Project details: Writers: Clara Brennan, Frazer Flintham, Sarah Grochala, Vicky Jones, Shireen Mula, Gbolahan Obisesan , Amy Rosenthal and Al Smith
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015-2020
    Production (role): National Theatre Connections Director
    Company: National Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): Off The Ground
    Company: National Youth Theatre
    Project details: a verbatim play by Stephanie Street
  • Date: 2013-2017
    Production (role): Overseeing training and artist development programme
    Company: OpenWorks Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Managing pilot audience development programme 'Answers Back'
    Company: Almeida Theatre in association with OpenWorks Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Lost in the Shadows
    Company: Derby Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Write Now
    Company: Synergy Theatre at HMP Send
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): The Ward
    Company: Young Vic Theatre at the Maudesley Hospital
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Remember How to Fly
    Company: Young Vic Special Schools Theatre Festival (PMLD)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Soft Scoop
    Company: Clean Break Theatre Company
    Project details: Written by Katie Himms
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): Take it to the Bridge
    Company: Almeida Theatre (PMLD)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2007-2016
    Production (role): Guest Lecturer
    Company: Arvon Foundation
    Project details:
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): Dream Store, Duncan Macmillan & the company, Murray Grove Estate
    Company: Immediate Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): Black Chat, Murray Grove Estate
    Company: Hackney Empire and People’s Theatre Newcastle
    Project details:
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): On da Blocks, Joel Horwood & the company, Gascoyne Estate
    Company: Immediate Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2005-2007
    Production (role): Youth Theatre Co-ordinator
    Company: Immediate Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Great Expectations
    Company: Bristol Old Vic
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Death and the Maiden
    Company: Harold Pinter Theatre, West End
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Glass Menagerie
    Company: Young Vic Theatre
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Ruined
    Company: Almeida Theatre
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): Enron, Minerva Chichester Festival Theatre and Royal Court
    Company:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Free Belarus Now, Belarus Free Theatre Performance and Protest
    Company: Houses of Parliament
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Timetable
    Company: Anderson Shelter Productions
    Project details: Wrote and directed.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): JMK training and development workshops
    Company:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Elen Bowman Directors group (12 months)
    Company: Living Pictures
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Polish Theatre Seminar, Warsaw
    Company: Young Vic/Polish Cultural Institute
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Active Analysis, Ian Rickson and The Director’s Craft, Katie Mitchell
    Company: Living Pictures
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): Young Writer’s Programme
    Company: Soho Theatre
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): Pictures and Impressions’, Elen Bowman
    Company: Living Pictures
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): The Director and The Devising Process, Paul Hunter
    Company: Living Pictures
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): Young Writer’s Programme
    Company: Royal Court
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): Working with Young Writers
    Company: Royal Court
  • Date: 2002 - 2005
    Production (role): 2.1 BA hons, English Literature
    Company: University of Newcastle upon Tyne