Matthew is a Olivier-nominated director, playwright and actor, and Associate Director at Shakespeare’s Globe. He has directed four shows for the Globe, The Frontline, Troilus and Cressida, Dr Faustus and The Lightning Child. Other directing credits include: Hangmen, Liberian Girl (Royal Court), The Seagull, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Open Air Regent’s Park), Love’s Sacrifice (RSC), The Love Girl & the Innocent, You Can Still Make a Killing (Southwark Playhouse), Mametz (National Theatre Wales), Before the Party (Almeida), A Sacred Flame (English Touring), Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Royal Exchange Manchester), Mogadishu (Royal Exchange Manchester and Lyric Hammersmith), The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells), and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Royal & Derngate, Northampton). As a writer his credits include Children’s Children (Almeida), You Can See the Hills (Royal Exchange Manchester/Young Vic) and his reimagining of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells).
Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown of Rc-Annie Ltd