David Thomas THACKER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-12-21
Education Wellingborough GS, Univ of York (BA, MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations sport, politics, film, reading, family
Clubs N/A
Style David Thacker
Career theatre director; York Theatre Royal: asst stage mangr, dep stage mangr then stage mangr 1974-75, asst dir 1975-76; Chester Gateway Theatre: Arts Cncl asst dir 1976-77, assoc dir 1977-78; Duke's Playhouse Lancaster: Arts Cncl assoc dir 1978-79, dir 1980-84; dir Young Vic 1984-93; dir in residence RSC 1993-95; tstee: Hoghton Tower Shakespeare Centre, Shakespeare Nat Tst, Haringey Med Tst; govr Tetherdown Primary Sch; >ir< over 100 prodns incl: fifteen plays by William Shakespeare, ten plays by Arthur Miller, seven plays by Samuel Beckett, three plays by Henrik Ibsen, three plays by Eugene O'Neil, Ghosts (Young Vic and West End, London Fringe Award for Best Dir and Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement 1987), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Young Vic, London Fringe Award for Best Prodn 1987), A Touch of the Poet (Young Vic and West End), An Enemy of the People (Young Vic and West End, Olivier Award nomination for Best Dir 1989), The Last Yankee (Young Vic and West End) 1993, Broken Glass (RNT and West End, Olivier Award Play of the Year) 1994, A View From The Bridge (West End) 1994, Death of a Salesman (RNT) 1996; RSC prodns incl: Pericles (Olivier Award Best Dir and Best Revival of a Play 1991), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (also West End), As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, The Tempest; >ir< over 30 prodns incl: A Doll's House (BAFTA Best Single Drama nomination), Measure for Measure, Death of a Salesman, Broken Glass, The Scold's Bridle, Silent Witness, Waking the Dead, Faith, Murder in Mind, Dalziel and Pascoe; Channel 4 prodns incl Lock Stock; ITV prodns incl: Kavanagh QC, The Vice, Grafters, Foyle's War, The Mayor of Casterbridge
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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