Film, TV & Theatre
Chris read English and French at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He was the Editorial Director of Oberon Books from 2019 to 2020. He was previously Literary Manager of the Royal Court Theatre and, before that, for six years, he was Deputy Literary Manager of the National Theatre.
He has translated plays by Philippe Minyana, David Lescot, Rémi de Vos, Adeline Picault, Magali Mougel, Launcelot Hamelin, Frédéric Blanchette, Catherine-Anne Toupin and Fabrice Roger-Lacan for The National, The Gate, The Almeida, The Donmar, The Traverse and The Young Vic among others. In 2017, Oberon Books published a collection of his contemporary French translations. Recent productions include Right Now (Traverse/Bush/Ustinov) and Suzy Storck (The Gate).
As an actor Chris has worked at theatres including The National, The Royal Court, The Traverse, The West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Birmingham Rep, The Gate and English Touring Theatre. Directors have included Howard Davies, Sir Richard Eyre, Sir Peter Hall, Richard Wilson, William Gaskill, Erica Whyman, Stephen Daldry, Ian Brown and Annie Castledine. Most recently, he appeared alongside Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady.
In 2013 he was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French government.
Centaur Theatre Company
Translation of play by Catherine-Anne Toupin
By Samuel Gallet. Translated by Christoper Campbell.
Theatre National de Rennes & Theater Sartrouville, Paris
By Magali Mougel. Translated by Christoper Campbell. Transfer of the original Gate production.
By Magali Mougel.
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh and The Bush Theatre, London
By Catherine-Anne Toupin.
New adaptation of Moliere.
Juste Pour Rire, Montreal
Translation into French of 'One Man, Two Guvnors' by Richard Bean
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Translation into English of 'Alta Villa' by Lancelot Hamelin
Les Gens d'à Côté
La Mousson d'été
Translation of 'The People Next Door' by Henry Adams
Till Death Do Us Part
Staged readings in New York and Dallas
Translation of 'Jusqu'à la Mort Nous Sépare' by Rémi De Vos
A Bankrupt Man
Staged reading in New York
Translation of 'Un Homme en Faillite' by David Lescot
Translation of 'Cravate Club' by Fabrice Roger-Lacan. Dir. Marianne Badrichani
Translation of Frederc Blanchette's LE PERIMETRE
La Maladie Imaginaire
Literal translation for Richard Bean. Dir. Lindsay Posner.
Three Feydeau One Act Plays
Dir. Ed Woodall
Cyrano de Bergerac
for Derek Mahon at the National Theatre
Literal translation. Directed by Howard Davies.
for Mark Ravenhill at the National
Literal translation of play by Labiche
Literal translation. Directed by Lindsay Posner.
The Gate Theatre
Translation of the work by Philippe Minyana
Translation into French of Richard Bean's play
Les Mains Sales
Translation of play by Jean-Paul Sartre. Directed by Richard Eyre.