a theatre by the lake & jermyn street theatre co-production


by August Strindberg in a new adaptation by Howard Brenton

Showing Sat 01 July – Fri 3 November Previews Fri 30 June, 7.30pm

The Director

Tom Littler

Tom Littler


Tom is Artistic Director of Jermyn Street Theatre. He was Artistic Director of Primavera for over ten years, Associate Director of Theatre503, and Associate Director of the Peter Hall Company. Last year he directed Miss Julie at Theatre by the Lake.

Tom has directed over fifty plays and musicals in London, the UK, and Europe, including Good Grief with Penelope Keith (Theatre Royal Bath and national tour); The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Glass Menagerie (Frankfurt); A Little Night Music (Budapest); Tonight at 8.30, The Blinding Light, Miss Julie, First Episode, The Living Room (Jermyn Street Theatre); Saturday Night (West End); Romeo and Juliet, Measure for Measure (Cambridge Arts Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night (Guildford Shakespeare Company); Merit, Jingo (Finborough); As You Like It (Creation Theatre Company); Murder in the Cathedral (Oxford Playhouse/Christ Church Cathedral); Absurd Person Singular (national tour).

He trained as an assistant/associate director to leading figures including Alan Strachan, Peter Gill, Sir Peter Hall and Sir Trevor Nunn. His productions have been nominated for numerous Critics’ Choice and OffWestEnd Awards. Tom lives in Cambridge, where he also researches and teaches English Literature at the university.