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Bill Buckhurst

Director

Credits

THEATRE
Date: 2020
Production (role):
SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL
Company:
Jamie Wilson Productions
Project details:
Director of major reworking/revival, with the London performances starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders
Date: 2019
Production (role):
GHOST QUARTET
Company:
Boulevard Theatre
Date: 2019
Production (role):
ASSASSINS
Company:
Watermill/ Nottingham Playhouse
Date: 2018
Production (role):
SWEET CHARITY
Company:
Nottingham Playhouse
Date: 2018
Production (role):
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Company:
Storyhouse Live/Grosvenor Park
Date: 2018
Production (role):
THE SELFISH GIANT
Company:
Vaudeville Theatre/Royal Theatre Northampton
Project details:
A new folk opera by Guy Chambers
Date: 2017
Production (role):
BABETTE'S FEAST
Company:
The Print Room
Project details:
Adapted by Glyn Maxwell from the novel by Karen Blixen
Date: 2017
Production (role):
SWEENEY TODD
Company:
Barrow Street Theatre, NYC
Project details:
WINNER: Outstanding Revival - Lucille Lortel Awards 2017
WINNER: Best Musical Revival - Off Broadway Alliance Awards 2017
NOMINATED: 4 Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Director of a Musical
NOMINATED: Outstanding Revival – Drama League Awards 2017
NOMINATED: Outstanding Revival – Outer Critics Circle Awards 2017
Date: 2016
Production (role):
SLEEPING BEAUTY
Company:
Watermill Theatre
Project details:
Written by Rufus Norris
Date: 2016
Production (role):
OMEROS
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/St Lucia Jazz Festival
Project details:
Revival of 2015 production
Date: 2016
Production (role):
TWELFTH NIGHT
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE LAST DAYS OF DOLWYN
Company:
National Theatre/Moving Stories
Project details:
By Emlyn Williams, adapted by Matthew Woodyatt
Date: 2015
Production (role):
OMEROS
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Project details:
Revival of 2014 production
Date: 2015
Production (role):
BARBARIANS
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Project details:
Revival of 2012 production staged at Central St Martins, Charing Cross Road
Date: 2015
Production (role):
SWEENEY TODD
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Project details:
Transfer (and two subsequent extensions) to West End, by Special Arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh
Date: 2015
Production (role):
OTHELLO
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Date: 2014
Production (role):
SWEENEY TODD
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Project details:
WINNER: Best Musical Production – Off West End Awards 2015
NOMINATED: Best Director – Off West End Awards 2015
NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Director of a Musical & Best Revival of a Musical – Broadway World UK Awards 2015
Date: 2014
Production (role):
KING LEAR
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/International Tour
Project details:
NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Visiting Production – Helen Hayes Awards 2015
Date: 2014
Production (role):
OMEROS
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Project details:
Also writer of the adaptation of the Derek Walcott poem
Date: 2014
Production (role):
HAMLET
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/World Tour
Project details:
Production visited 197 countries over 2 years

WINNER: Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre – UK Theatre Awards 2014
WINNER: International Award – The Stage Awards 2015
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Date: 2013
Production (role):
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Date: 2013
Production (role):
KING LEAR
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Date: 2012
Production (role):
HAMLET
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe/International Tour
Project details:
NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Visiting Production – Helen Hayes Awards 2013
Date: 2012
Production (role):
BARBARIANS
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Project details:
NOMINATED: Best Director – Off West End Awards 2012
Date: 2011
Production (role):
TINDERBOX
Company:
Tooting Arts Club
Project details:
Written by Lucy Kirkwood
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2018
Production (role):
POND LIFE
Company:
Open Palm Films
Project details:
Released April 2019
NOMINATED: 4 Long List Nominations including Douglas Hickox Award for Best Debut Director & Best British Film – BIFA’s 2018
SHORT FILM
Date: 2016
Production (role):
RICHARD II
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Project details:
Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring James Norton
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Project details:
Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring Omid Djalili & Phil Davis
Date: 2016
Production (role):
KING LEAR
Company:
Shakespeare's Globe
Project details:
Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring Kenneth Cranham

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL
    Company: Jamie Wilson Productions
    Project details: Director of major reworking/revival, with the London performances starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): GHOST QUARTET
    Company: Boulevard Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): ASSASSINS
    Company: Watermill/ Nottingham Playhouse
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): SWEET CHARITY
    Company: Nottingham Playhouse
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
    Company: Storyhouse Live/Grosvenor Park
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): THE SELFISH GIANT
    Company: Vaudeville Theatre/Royal Theatre Northampton
    Project details: A new folk opera by Guy Chambers
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): BABETTE'S FEAST
    Company: The Print Room
    Project details: Adapted by Glyn Maxwell from the novel by Karen Blixen
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): SWEENEY TODD
    Company: Barrow Street Theatre, NYC
    Project details: WINNER: Outstanding Revival - Lucille Lortel Awards 2017
    WINNER: Best Musical Revival - Off Broadway Alliance Awards 2017
    NOMINATED: 4 Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Director of a Musical
    NOMINATED: Outstanding Revival – Drama League Awards 2017
    NOMINATED: Outstanding Revival – Outer Critics Circle Awards 2017
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): SLEEPING BEAUTY
    Company: Watermill Theatre
    Project details: Written by Rufus Norris
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): OMEROS
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/St Lucia Jazz Festival
    Project details: Revival of 2015 production
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): TWELFTH NIGHT
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE LAST DAYS OF DOLWYN
    Company: National Theatre/Moving Stories
    Project details: By Emlyn Williams, adapted by Matthew Woodyatt
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): OMEROS
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    Project details: Revival of 2014 production
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): BARBARIANS
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details: Revival of 2012 production staged at Central St Martins, Charing Cross Road
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): SWEENEY TODD
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details: Transfer (and two subsequent extensions) to West End, by Special Arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): OTHELLO
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details:
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): SWEENEY TODD
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details: WINNER: Best Musical Production – Off West End Awards 2015
    NOMINATED: Best Director – Off West End Awards 2015
    NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Director of a Musical & Best Revival of a Musical – Broadway World UK Awards 2015
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): KING LEAR
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/International Tour
    Project details: NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Visiting Production – Helen Hayes Awards 2015
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): OMEROS
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    Project details: Also writer of the adaptation of the Derek Walcott poem
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): HAMLET
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/World Tour
    Project details: Production visited 197 countries over 2 years

    WINNER: Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre – UK Theatre Awards 2014
    WINNER: International Award – The Stage Awards 2015
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details:
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details:
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): KING LEAR
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): HAMLET
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe/International Tour
    Project details: NOMINATED: 4 awards including Best Visiting Production – Helen Hayes Awards 2013
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): BARBARIANS
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details: NOMINATED: Best Director – Off West End Awards 2012
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): TINDERBOX
    Company: Tooting Arts Club
    Project details: Written by Lucy Kirkwood
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): POND LIFE
    Company: Open Palm Films
    Project details: Released April 2019
    NOMINATED: 4 Long List Nominations including Douglas Hickox Award for Best Debut Director & Best British Film – BIFA’s 2018
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): RICHARD II
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details: Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring James Norton
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details: Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring Omid Djalili & Phil Davis
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): KING LEAR
    Company: Shakespeare's Globe
    Project details: Part of “The Complete Walk” Starring Kenneth Cranham
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