Jeremy Herrin

Jeremy Herrin


Jeremy Herrin is Artistic Director of Headlong. His credits include Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Abbey Theatre/Glasgow Citizens Theatre/Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse/UK Tour), People, Places and Things (Headlong/National Theatre and Wyndham’s), This House (Olivier nomination for Best Director), and Another Country, Uncle Vanya and South Downs (Chichester, all of which transferred to London). His other theatre work includes Noises Off (Roundabout Theatre, Broadway), The Moderate Soprano (Hampstead), Statement of Regret (National Theatre), The Absence of War (Headlong and Sheffield Crucible), The Nether (Headlong/Royal Court and Duke of York’s) and Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bodies (RSC Stratford, Aldwych and Broadway), for which he was awarded the Evening Standard Best Director Award and was nominated for a Tony Award as well as an Olivier Award for Best Director. 

Further credits include: No Quarter, Haunted Child, The Heretic, Kin, The Priory (Olivier Award for Best Comedy), The Vertical Hour, Off the Endz, Spur of the Moment (Royal Court), The Tempest and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe), Hero, Tusk Tusk, That Face (Royal Court Upstairs), Absent Friends (Harold Pinter), Children’s Children (Almeida), Death and the Maiden (Comedy), Marble (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), The Family Reunion (Donmar), Blackbird (Market Theatre, Johannesburg), Gathered Dust and Dead Skin, The Lovers, Dirty Nets, Our Kind of Fun, Sudden Collapses in Public Places, Toast, Smack Family Robinson, Attachments, From the Underworld, The Last Post, Personal Belongings, NE1 and Knives in Hens (Live Theatre Newcastle). Radio credits include South Downs, The Vertical Hour and Flare Path.

Jeremy became Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre in 2013, and is co-Chair of Stage Directors UK.

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