A Selection of Simon Dunmore's Productions:
Home and Beauty W. Somerset Maugham

Blood & Iron - Richard Carter

"Blood & Iron" photo

Andrew Muir as Kaiser Wilhelm II, Heather Page as Empress Frederick of Germany & David Pearson as Bismarck.

"Simon Dunmore's sensitive direction" - WHAT'S ON

Photograph by Camilla Watson

Blood & Iron Richard Carter
Like The Chambered Nautilus Steve Walker
Dear Willie*Dear Maud Michael David
The Sexual Life Of The Camel Harry Gibson
The Physicists Friedrich Dürrenmatt, translated by James Kirkup
Don Juan Comes Back From The War Ödön von Horváth, translated by Christopher Hampton
Living Quarters Brian Friel
The Enemy Within Grazyna Monvid
Thark Ben Travers
The Skin Game John Galsworthy
Tests Paul Ableman
Red Riding Hood Doc Watson & Carlton Edwards
Antigone Jean Anouilh, translated by Lewis Galantière
When We Are Married J.B. Priestley
White Rose Peter Arnott
Weapons Of Happiness Howard Brenton
Stage Door Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufmann

Piaf - Pam Gems

"Piaf" photo

Lesley Joseph as Edith Piaf

"Dear Simon,
I have to tell you how much I loved your work on Piaf... a production of clarity, incisiveness, and without sentimentality...,
Pam (Gems)"

Photograph by Richard Sadler

Female Transport Steve Gooch
A Small Family Business Alan Ayckbourn
The Unexpected Guest Agatha Christie
Slag David Hare
The Seagull Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn
Touched Stephen Lowe
The Crucible Arthur Miller
The Hole In The Top Of The World Fay Weldon
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie Jay Presson Allen, adapted from Muriel Spark's novel
Major Barbara Shaw
The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Sue Townsend
Little Hotel On The Side Georges Feydeau, translated by John Mortimer
The Boys From Hibernia Mark Power [Winner Of Thames TV 'Best Play' Award]
Johnny Bull Kathleen Betsko
Exit The King Eugene Ionesco, translated by Donald Watson
Passion Play Peter Nichols
Season's Greetings Alan Ayckbourn
The Tempest Shakespeare, adapted by Simon Dunmore

Japanese Style - Michael Wall

"Japanese Style" photo

Sayo Inaba as Akemi

"Simon Dunmore gets splendid performances from his cast... I doubt whether Midlands theatre will offer a more quietly enthralling evening this year" - BIRMINGHAM POST

Photograph by Simon Dunmore

Grease Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey
The Masterbuilder Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer
Endgame Samuel Beckett
Spring And Port Wine Bill Naughton
Brighton Rock Graham Greene, adapted by Stephen Wyatt
Dick Whittington Bob Carlton & Stephen Wyatt & Kate Edgar
Japanese Style Michael Wall
Waiting For Godot Samuel Beckett
Educating Rita Willy Russell
Charley's Aunt Brandon Thomas
Brighter Than A Thousand Suns Simon Dunmore
Macbeth Shakespeare
Ten Times Table Alan Ayckbourn
The Dresser Ronald Harwood
Antony And Cleopatra Shakespeare, adapted by Keith Miles
Visitors Jeremy Paul & Carey Harrison
While The Sun Shines Terence Rattigan
Piaf Pam Gems

Antony And Cleopatra - Shakespeare

"Antony & Cleopatra" photo

Maev Alexander as Cleopatra & Conrad Asquith as Antony

"Simon Dunmore's production shoots straight to the core, giving us a bold and energetic interpretation" - COVENTRY EVENING TELEGRAPH

Photograph by Richard Sadler

Time And Time Again Alan Ayckbourn
Jack And The Beanstalk Sid Colin & John Gould
What Every Woman Knows J.M. Barrie
In Praise Of Love Terence Rattigan
The Promise Alexei Arbuzov, translated by Ariadne Nicholaeff
Like A Happy Ending Val McDermid
Queen Elizabeth Slept Here Simon Dunmore & Colin Sell
Old King Cole Ken Campbell
Prisoners Of Conscience John Wilkie
The River Charles Mander
The Hypnotist Peter Redgrove
The I.K. Brunel Show Simon Dunmore & Richard Piper
Cinderella Cecil P. Taylor
The Spittal Tongues Plays Cecil P. Taylor
So Far So Bad Cecil P. Taylor
Swanwhite Strindberg, translated by Elizabeth Sprigge
... and numerous others, including a number of drama school showcases & approximately 30 Theatre-in-Education programmes.


Why didn't I list all my productions?: There is an ancient theatrical saying which goes, "Leave 'em wanting more!" I've listed the ones that I've found most intriguing - for all kinds of reasons.

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