David Farr

A.R.T.: Debut. David Farr is a writer and director of theater and film. Recent: Metamorphosis (co-adapted and directed with Gisli Örn Gardarsson), London, Lyric Hammersmith, ArtsEmerson, world tour. Other plays as writer: Night of the Soul, RSC; The UN Inspector, National Theatre; The Nativity, Young Vic; Elton John’s Glasses, West End; The Danny Crowe Show, Bush Theatre. Directing credits: Hamlet, King Lear, Winter’s Tale, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The Homecoming, Silence with Filter, RSC Coriolanus, RSC/Old Vic; Julius Caesar, RSC/Lyric Theatre Hammersmith; The Odyssey (adapted and directed), The Birthday Party, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, London 1993-97; Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic 2002-05; Artistic Director and co-chief executive of Lyric Theatre Hammersmith 2005-09; Associate Director of RSC 2009-13. Film/television writing credits: “Spooks” (BBC-TV series); Hanna (co-writer), Focus Features. David is currently writing screenplays for BBC Film, Warner Brothers, Columbia Pictures, and Origin Films.