Peter Benedict

                     Director / Writer

Writer & Director :

 

 UK Tour of DEADLOCK  

starring Simon Ward

 

NAKED FLAME

and the sequel FIRE DOWN UNDER   

toured with huge success for three years,

breaking box office records across the UK.

 

MAPP & LUCIA - the musical

with Aimi MacDonald & Gaye Brown

enjoyed a totally sold-out run at Jermyn Street

and subsequently at The Greenwich Theatre

 

Writer (Book and additional lyrics) :

 

MONKEE BUSINESS (Manchester Opera House & Kings Glasgow)

 

Director on numerous productions including : 

 

Two major UK Tours of Terry Pratchett’s GUARDS! GUARDS!  

THE JEW OF MALTA (Donmar Warehouse),

SATYRICON (Phoenix Theatre London & New York transfer),

Jimmy Boyle & Tom McGrath’s THE HARDMAN (Donmar & Arts Theatre),

Vondel’s LUCIFER and Beckett’s PLAY (Bloomsbury), POLYEUCT (Gate),

INSIDE STORIES (Official Edinburgh Festival & King’s Head transfer),

THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION & CAPITAL PUNISHMENT OF ANIMALS (Lyric Hammersmith),

THE RIVALS, ROMEO & JULIET,  A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, TWELFTH NIGHT,

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, THE COUNTRY WIFE, LOVE’S LABOURS LOST,

THE BEGGAR’S OPERA (Holland Park),

 LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN,

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE THREE MUSKETEERS,

THE BEAUX STRATAGEM, THE RELAPSE (Wimbledon Theatre’s seasons at Cannizaro Park),

TWELFTH NIGHT (UK Tour), EXIT THE KING (Wimbledon), MACBETH (Wimbledon), 

FROM VOLVO TO VULVA (Donmar & Bloomsbury), THE TEMPEST (Horse Hospital),

THE SIMPLE PAST (The Gate & British Council Tour of Morocco),

THE WITTY FAIR ONE, THE JEWS & THE SPANISH CURATE(Staged readings Shakespeare’s Globe)

 

Other work includes : 

 

Benefits for AMNESTY and SHELTER, staged readings for Theatre Museum etc,

numerous fringe premieres, pantomimes, drama school productions and workshops.

 

Recent work on movies includes dialogue coach and casting and contributed several essays to  

THE READER'S COMPANION TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY NOVEL

 

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