Carrie Cracknell

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Abigail Darling

Carrie was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, London from 2007-12. She was Associate Director at both the Young Vic (2012-13) and the Royal Court (2013-14).

Her production of Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea will open in June at the National Theatre where her past work includes Medea and Blurred Lines. She was Genesis Fellow at the Young Vic where she has directed Macbeth, A Doll’s House which transferred to the West End and Broadway and Elektra. Other credits include Birdland, Pigeons and Searched for the Royal Court where she was Associate Director, and Wozzeck at ENO

Carrie's short film Nora, made in response to A Doll's House, is available to view here.

In Development

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2016

Almeida Theatre

Carrie directs the World Premiere of Ella Hickson's play

Theatre

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2016

National Theatre

by Terence Rattigan

"Carrie Cracknell directs with total assurance..."
The Times *****

"this splendid new production from Carrie Cracknell is intoxicating..." The Telegraph ****

2015

A Young Vic, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and HOME co-production

Dir: Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin

2014

National Theatre

2014

Royal Court (Downstairs)

By Simon Stephens

2014

National Theatre

Created by Nick Payne and Carrie Cracknell

2014

Brooklyn Academy of Music

New York transfer

2013

Duke of York's Theatre

West End transfer

2013

Royal Court (Downstairs)

Weekly Rep

2013

Young Vic

Revival of 2012 production

2013

Royal Court: Rough Cuts

By E.V. Crowe

2012

Young Vic

A new version by Simon Stephens
Nominated for Evening Standard Best Director Award 2012

ELECTRA

2011

Gate Theatre/Young Vic

A new version by Nick Payne

ELEKTRA

2010

Young Vic/Headlong

BREATHING IRREGULAR

2010

Gate Theatre

DOLLS

2009

National Theatre of Scotland Workshop / Hush

HEDDA by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Lucy Kirkwood

2008

Gate Theatre

I AM FALLING

2008

Gate Theatre / Sadler's Wells

Nominated for a South Bank Show Award (Dance)

ARMAGEDDON by Mark Ravenhill

2008

Gate Theatre

THE SEXUAL NEUROSES OF OUR PARENTS by Lukas Barfuss

2007

Gate Theatre

ROSIE AND ALBIE

2007

R&D for The Young Vic

DEATH AND THE CITY by Renato Gabrielli

2005

Hush / Tron Theatre (World Premiere)

STACY by Jack Thorne

2005

Hush/Tron Theatre/National Theatre of Scotland (World Premiere)

BROKEN ROAD by Ryan Craig

2005

Hush / British Council Showcase, BAC

Fringe First Award

A MOBILE THRILLER by Renato Gabrielli

2004

Hush / Site Specific for The Traverse, BAC, Harbourfront Toronto, Bristol Old Vic, National Tour & British Council showcase

Herald Angel Award

THE HUSH

2002

Hush / C Venues, Steven Joseph Theatre, BAC, Ohio Theatre New York

MACBETH

2002

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Opera

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2013

ENO

Olivier nomination for Best New Opera Production
Conducted by Edward Gardner

Short Films

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2014

The Guardian and The Royal Court

Director

2012

Guardian/Young Vic/The Space

Directed and co-written with Nick Payne

2016