jane austen's

Sense & Sensibility

adapted by Jessica Swale

Showing Thu 9 Aug - Fri 26 Oct

The Director

Juliet Forster

Juliet Forster


Juliet is Associate Director at York Theatre Royal.

Her YTR directing credits include: The Book of Dragons, Everything Is Possible: The York Suffragettes, The Machine Stops, Twelfth Night, Betrayal, The Crucible, See How They Run, In Fog and Falling Snow, Two Planks and a Passion, A Number, Angels & Insects, Blue/Orange, Morgana le Fey, Escaping Alice, Oleanna, Rupert Brooke, Beyond Measure, The Journey, Whatever Next! and Rabbit & Hedgehog, as well as Objects of Terror, Henry IV and Tales from Kafka with Out of Character Theatre Company.

Other directing credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre); The Tempest (Winchester Theatre Royal); The Devil at Coventry, Alien Invasion, Five Princes and a Wedding and View (Belgrade Theatre); The Legend of Perseus, The Night Before Christmas and Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus (Big Wooden Horse).

As Associate Practitioner for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Education Department, she has directed young people’s productions based on The Tempest, The Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing and Henry IV, Part One.

As Artistic Director of Custard Factory Theatre Company, she directed national tours of A Doll’s House, The Pastoral Symphony and The Gloop Monster.

Juliet studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Birmingham University.