Fiona Laird

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Maureen Vincent (with Lorna Fallowfield)
Associate Agent: Lorna Fallowfield

Film, TV & Theatre

Most recently Fiona appeared on Radio 4’s Stand Up for the Classics alongside Natalie Haynes. She is currently completing her translation of Aristophanes’ WASPS which premiered at The Almeida in Sept 2015. She is also a regular columnist for several publications including the Guardian and CapX. She recently founded the National Youth Arts Trust.

Drama

ProductionCompanyNotes

The Wasps

2015

Almeida Theatre

Translator/Director

THIS LITTLE PIGGY WENT TO MARKET

NT Studio/in development

Writer

LOVESTRUCK NW1

Ongoing / In development

Writer

KEEPING THE FAITH

Ongoing / In development

Writer

Oliver's Army

2009

Central School of Speech and Drama

Writer

Opera

ProductionCompanyNotes

Twenty Men Singing

2007

Welsh National Opera

Director

Radio

ProductionCompanyNotes

Stand Up for The Classics

2016

BBC

BBC Radio 4 Contributor

Amazed and Surprised

2006

BBC Radio 3

Director

Pal Joey/On Your Toes

2002

BBC Radio 3

Director

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

Sandi and Ronnie’s Christmas Cracker

2009 - 2010

Sky TV

Director

The Turning Point

2009

Sky TV

Director

Musicool Live Show

2007

Channel 4 Television

Director

Director 'mentor' MUSICOOL

2007

Channel 4 Television

'Mentor'

Random Acts of Variety

1990

HA TV

Director

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

Return to the Shangri-La

2011

NT Studio

by Gemma Langford

A Few Words With George

2011

New musical by Gershwin / Leslie Bricusse

Lovestruck NW1

2011

CSSD

Keeping the Faith

2010

CSSD and Workshop

Emperor of the Moon

2010

CSSD

The Empty Sky

2009

NT Studio

Writer (co-writing Sandi Toksvig)

Christmas Cracker

2009

Royal Festival Hall

Director

The Last Five Years

2008

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Director

They're Playing Our Song

2008

Menier Chocolate Factory

Director

Woyzeck

2008

New Musical Workshop

Director

The Common Pursuit

2008

Menier Chocolate Factory

Director

Cinderella

2007

Old Vic

Director

International Season

2007

Royal Court

Director

Amazed and Surprised

2006

Royal Court

Director

Prince of Fire

2006

Greenwhich Theatre

Director

Moby Dick

2005

Greenwhich Theatre

Director

Longitude

2005

Greenwhich Theatre

Director

Aladdin

2005

Greenwhich Theatre

Director

Charming

2004

New Musical Workshop

Director, Writer

Map of the Heart

2004

Salisbury Playhouse

Director

The Musicals of Boublil & Schoenberg

2003

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Director, Composer

The Emperor and the Nightingale

2003

Watermill, Newbury

Director

Kombat

2003

NT Studio

Director, Writer, Composer

Habitats

2002

Gate Theatre

Director, Composer

Pal Joey/On Your Toes

2002

Brighton Dome

Director

High Society

2001

Sheffield Crucible

Director

Under the Doctor

2001

West End

Director

Peter Pan

2000

National Theatre

Director, Lyricist

La Strada

1999

NT Studio

Director, Writer (co-writing Lionel Bart)

Frogs

1999

Nottingham Playhouse

Director, Translator, Composer, Lyricist

Come Dancing

1999

NT Studio

Director

Schippel the Plumber

1998

Watford Palace

Director

Oh What A Lovely War

1998

National Theatre

Director

Guys and Dolls

1997

National Theatre

Director

Fast Food

1997

NT Studio

Director

Happy Families

1996

Watford Palace

Director

Frogs

1996

National Theatre

Director,Translator, Composer, Lyricist

Great Expectations

1995

No.1 Tour

Director

Black Comedy/The Public Eye

1995

Watford Palace

Director

Penny Blue

1995

Greenwich Theatre

Director

Frogs

1991

European Tour, US Tour

Director, Translator, Composer, Lyricist

Clouds

1990

Europe, US and Off-Broadway

Director, Translator, Composer, Lyricist

Beyond belief

1989

Europe, US and Off-Broadway

Director, Writer, Composer, Lyricist