Nadia Fall

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Florence Hyde

Film, TV & Theatre

Nadia Fall is the Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, and was an Associate Director at the National Theatre from 2015 to 2018. 

Her work includes an adaptation of King Hedley II and The Village at Stratford East; Three Sisters (in a new version by Inua Ellams), Home (also as writer),The SuicideOur Country’s GoodDaraChewing Gum DreamsHymn and The Doctor’s Dilemma at the National; Talking Heads at The Bridge; Hir and Disgraced at Bush; Way Upstream at Chichester; Hobson’s Choice at Regent’s; and The Maids and Oliver Twist at the Lyric Hammersmith. Nadia is a member of The Assembly, a creative thinktank at Frantic Assembly. In 2020 she was due to direct her new play Welcome to Iran as part of her second season, in co-production with the National.

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BRIDES

Neon Films

Feature film written by Shuhayla El-Bushra

Film

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BUSH

2018

Neon Films

Short Film. Written by Suhayla El-Bushra. Produced by Nicky Bentham.

Television

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2020

Sky Arts

Sky original drama based on the stories of key workers from the community and their fight against the coronavirus. Starring Russell Tovey, Anya Chalotra and Eamonn Walker.

2020

BBC

By Alan Bennett. Starring Rochenda Sandall

Theatre

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2020

Theatre Royal Stratford East, National Theatre

Written and Directed by Nadia Fall. Due to open at Theatre Royal Stratford East and the National Theater in 2020.

2020

The Bridge Theatre

By Alan Bennett. Starring Rochenda Sandall

2019

National Theatre

Adapted by Inua Ellams.

2017

The Bush Theatre

Written by Taylor Mac

2016

The Hampstead Theatre

Written by Simon Vinnicombe

THE SUICIDE

2016

National Theatre

by Suhayla El-Bushr
Lyttleton

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD

2015

National Theatre - (Olivier)

Playwright: Timberlake Wertenbaker.
"Nadia Fall’s version is richly justified by its epic sweep" **** The Guardian

2015

Chichester Festival Theatre

Playwright: Alan Ayckbourn.
"Applause greeted the boat’s first stirrings on the water on opening night; but it’s the emotional ripples left in the show’s wake you remember" ****The Telegraph

2015

National Theatre-Lyttelton

Adapted by Tanya Ronder.
from Shahid Nadeem’s play,
****
‘Visually ravishing. Nadia Fall's beautiful, silken production balances clarity and fluency.'
Financial Times

2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Playwright: Harold Brighouse.

"Fall’s stock as a director has been rising through productions such as The Doctor’s Dilemma and Home at the National Theatre; now the final, clinching proof of her skills comes in the deceptively bucolic setting of Regent’s Park."
****Financial Times

CHEWING GUM DREAMS

2014

National Theatre - The Shed

Written and performed by Michaela Coel

****
'A triumph. A firecracker of a monologue.’ Guardian

2014

National Theatre - The Shed

Playwright: Nadia Fall
Dir: Nadia Fall
****
‘Vivid. Filled with a fierce eloquence.’ Guardian

HOME

2013

The Shed-National Theatre

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Nadia Fall

DISGRACED

2013

The Bush Theatre

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Ayad Akhtar

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME

2013

The Apollo Theatre

Written by Mark Haddon.
Adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens.

Associate Director: Nadia Fall.

HYMN

2012

The National Theatre/The Duchess Theatre

Written by Alan Bennett. Music by George Fenton.

Dir: Nadia Fall

THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA

2012

The National Theatre

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw.
Dir: Nadia Fall.
Produced by The National Theatre

LIOLA

2012

The National Theatre

Playwright: Pirandello.
Rehearsed reading
Dir: Nadia Fall

FUTURE CONDITIONAL

2011

National Theatre Studio

Writer: Tamsin Oglesby.
Rehearsed reading
Dir: Nadia Fall

ACES AND JACKS

2011

Bridewell Theatre

Guildhall final year show
Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: David Mamet

UNICORN THEATRE YOUNG COMPANY

2011

Unicorn Theatre

Dir: Nadia Fall

R&D

2011

The National Theatre

Story-boarding

LET THE WIND CARRY ME HOME

2011

NT Studio & Southwark Playhouse

Devised by the Company.
Dir: Nadia Fall

ROCKET TO THE MOON

2011

Nation Theatre (Lyttelton)

Assistant Director
Dir: Angus Jackson

THE PERMANENT WAY

2010

Guildhall

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: David Hare

PHAEDRA

2010

The National Theatre Studio

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Sarah Kane

BLOODLINE

2009

Synergy Theatre Company

Dir: Nadia Fall

REALLY OLD LIKE FORTY FIVE

2009

The National, Cottesloe

Assistant Director
Dir: Anna Mackmin
Writer: Tamsin Oglesby

THE HABIT OF ART

2009

The National, Lyttelton Theatre

Assistant Director
Dir: Nicholas Hytner
Writer: Alan Bennett

PHEDRE

2009

The National, Lyttelton Theatre

Assistant Director.
Dir: Nicholas Hytner

WILD TURKEY

2008

Site Specific Production

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Joe Penhall

FASTEST CLOCK IN THE UNIVERSE

2007

Oval House & Shunt Vaults

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Philip Ridley

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

2007

National Theatre

Assistant Director.
Dir: Nicholas Hytner

THE MAIDS

2005

Lyric Hammersmith

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: Jean Genet

OLIVER TWIST

2004

Lyric Hammersmith

Assistant Director
Dir: Neil Bartlett

SIMA'S STORY

2003

Eastside Arts Young Writers Group

Dir: Nadia Fall

MISS JULIE

2003

Croydon Warehouse Theatre, The Bull and Mac Birmingham

Dir: Nadia Fall
Writer: August Strindberg