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National Tour 2019

Alex has written this original modern re-telling of the sirens myth, which will be performed by multi-award-winning ensemble Zoo Co and will finish its tour with a gala performance at the newly re-opened Fairfield Halls in Croydon. The piece is fully captioned, and Alex and the cast have undertaken training in British Sign Language. 

Wednesday 12th June: Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Thursday 13th June: Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

Friday 14th June: Caterham Arts House, Caterham

Wednesday 19th June: MAC Birmingham

Thursday 20th June: Greenwich Theatre, London

Friday 21st June: Greenwich Theatre, London

Saturday 22nd June: Greenwich Theatre, London

Sunday 23rd June: Greenwich Theatre, London


Wednesday 26th June: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Thursday 27th June: Mill Arts Centre, Banbury

Friday 28th June: The Place, Bedford

Saturday 29th June: The Place, Bedford


Sunday 20th October: Fairfield Halls - Gala performance

Flight to Neptune City

28th April
Southwark Playhouse

Alex will direct this two hander about female pilots by Emma Zadow as part of prestigious new writing night 'Little Pieces of Gold' at Southwark Playhouse.


23rd-25th May

New Wimbledon Theatre Studio

25th-29th June

The Brockley Jack Studio

Alex is directing Enda Walsh's solo show about an Irish man descending

into Evangelical madness for David Ball Productions, with hugely ambitious sound and video design, and acclaimed performer Warren Taylor in the role of Thomas. 

Orpheus In the Underworld

Salisbury Playhouse- 3rd & 4th June

Buxton Opera House- 8th, 11th & 17th July

Bloomsbury Theatre- 22nd & 23rd July

Alex is working with the world renowned Opera Della Luna as Assistant Director on their outrageous take on Offenbach's comic opera, which will perform as part of the Buxton Opera Festival. 

Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical 

Upstairs at the Gatehouse- 22nd & 23rd July

Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe- 31st July- 26th August

Alex is excited to be directing and co-producing a brand new actor-musician production of this hilarious musical, first seen in Edinburgh in 2010. Orchestrated for the first time and with a cast of 10 incredible actor-musos, Piramania! is back, bigger, funnier and pirateier than ever before. 

Annie Jr.

The Barn Theatre
29th-31st August

Alex was delighted to be asked to direct for the prestigious Barn Academy on their summer project, Annie Jr. He is honoured to be working with these incredible young people at the beautiful Barn Theatre. 


The Finborough Theatre
Tuesday, 29 October – Saturday, 23 November

Alex will direct the European Premiere of this dark and moving play about depression and medication, by award-winning American playwright Jacob Marx-Rice. He will make his debut at the hugely prestigious Finborough Theatre, alongside his regular collaborator; lighting and video designer Rachel Sampley. 





Alex is currently writing this new play with music for his company Patch of Blue. Commissioned by the organisation Participation People, it will be based on interviews with young people in the care system. It will open at Adelaide Festival, Australia in 2020.   

La Traviata

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

January 2020

Alex will be assistant director on the 2020 revival of Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of La Traviata. He is honoured to be returning to the Royal Opera House after observing the rehearsal process for the same production there in 2017. 

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