Iqbal Khan

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Florence Hyde

Film, TV & Theatre

Iqbal Khan is an Associate Artist of Box Clever Theatre Company and an Associate Artist of Birmingham Rep. 

He has worked extensively with the RSC, as well as directing for opera and classical music events. Credits include Otello, The Wildman of the West Indies and Shakespeare at The Bowl. He has directed in Paris, Japan (awarded a year long prestigious fellowship, based in Tokyo), had recent residencies and delivered lectures at Michigan State, La Fayette, Nanjing, and was the 2019 Michael Douglas Visiting Artist at UC Santa Barbara.

Iqbal has an MA (Distinction) in Theatre Directing from Middlesex University, was awarded a RYTDS bursary, based at Leicester Haymarket, trained on the National Theatre Studio directors’ course and was, most recently, made an Honorary Doctor of Arts by De Montfort University.

Theatre

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TARTUFFE

2018 - 2019

RSC (The Swan)

New adaptation by Anil Gupta & Richard Pinto, nominated for 4 awards at Eastern Eye Arts & Culture, won Best Production

IMAAM IMRAAN

2019

NYT (Bradford Lit Fest)

Developed & directed new play by Asif Khan

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

2017 - 2018

RSC (RST & The Barbican)

A & C

2018

RSC (Nanjing Univ)

Development of new translation

BLOOD

2018

Bhuchar Prod (Royal Court)

by Harwant S. Bains

SHAKESPEARE AT THE BOWL

2016

Hollywood Bowl & Barbican

Collaboration between The Globe, LA Philharmonic and BBCSO

MACBETH

2016

Shakespeare's Globe

EDUCATING RITA

2015

Oldham Coliseum

Nominated for MEN Awards

OTHELLO

2015

RSC (RST)

THE BLOOD CONTRACT

2020

Tara Arts

Developed & directed new play Deep Singh

GOLGOTHA

2012

Tristan Bates Theatre

Developed & directed new play by Nirjay Mahindru, Offies Nomination

SNOOKERED

2012

Tamasha (Tour & The Bush)

Developed & directed new play by Ishy Din, won Evening Standard Award

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

2012

RSC & Noel Coward Theatre

Nominated Whatsonstage Award

BROKEN GLASS

2011 - 2012

Tricycle Theatre & Vaudeville

Nominated for Whatsonstage Award

IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - THE MUSICAL

2011 - 2012

Bill Kenwright (Riverside & Theatre Royal Windsor)

THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE

2011

Arts Theatre

WONDERLAND

2010

Riverside Studios & Assembly Rooms

New Musical play about Lewis Carroll by Gyles Brandreth & Susannah Pearse

RAFTA RAFTA

2010

Bolton Octagon & New Vic

Nominated for MEN Awards

OLEANNA

2009

Bolton Octagon

Nominated for 4 MEN Awards

EAST IS EAST

2009

Birmingham Rep

SIMPLY CINDERELLA

2008

Leicester Cruve

Associate

A SLIGHT ACHE & LANDSCAPE

2008

National Theatre

RAFTA RAFTA

2007 - 2008

National Theatre & Tour

Associate to Nick Hytner, Evening Standard Award

DAYS OF HOPE

2007

Birmingham MAC

By Howard Goodall

TIGER AT THE GATES

2007

National Studio

With Simon Armitage

NO GOING BACK

2006

Birmingham MAC

By Tunde Euba

TO CLOSE TO HOME

2006

Lyric Hammersmith & Tour

By Rani Moorthy. Nominated for MEN Awards

FOOTLOOSE (Resident Director)

2006

National Tour

THE BABY AND FLYPIE

2005

Royal Exchange Manchester

Nominated for MEN Awards

PERFECT DAYS

2005

Oldham Coliseum

THE SOLITUDE OF OFUKU

2004

Ezuko Theatre Co, Japan

INTO THE WOODS

2004

Birmingham Hippodrome

DANCING WITH WALLS

2004

Contact Theatre & Tour

By Rani Moorthy

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

2003

Lyric Hammersmith & Minack Theatre

Awarded the Minack Trophy

THE ILLUSTRIOUS CORPSE

2003

Soho Theatre

By Tariq Ali

OTHELLO

2002

Leicester Haymarket

BEAUTIFUL THING

2002

Oldham Coliseum

Nominated for MEN Awards

Opera

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THE WILDMAN OF THE WEST INDIES

2015

English Touring Opera

National premiere of Donizetti opera, nominated for International Opera Award

TREEMONISHA

2010

Pegasus Opera (Tour & Queen Elizabeth Hall)

UK premiere of opera by Scott Joplin

OTELLO

2009

Birmingham Opera Co.

Associate to Graham Vick

FALLING ACROSS

2006

Birmingham Rep

Development of new opera by Jon Nicholls and Michael Akara

SENNA KONJAKU MUKASHI KATARI OPERA

2003

Sennan Arts Centre, Japan