Jeremy Herrin is Artistic Director of Headlong, for which he has directed Labour of Love (Noël Coward Theatre), The House They Grew Up In (Chichester Festival Theatre), Common (National Theatre) Junkyard (Bristol Old Vic/Theatr Clwyd/Rose Theatre Kingston), Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (UK Tour), The Absence of War (UK Tour) and The Nether (at the Royal Court and in the West End) and People, Places & Things (at the National Theatre/West End/UK Tour/New York).
For the National Theatre his directing credits include This House (Olivier nomination for Best Director), which transferred to Chichester Festival Theatre the West End and embarked on a UK Tour in a co-production with Headlong, The Plough and The Stars (co-directed with Howard Davies), and Statement of Regret.
For the RSC, he directed the world premiere of Wolf Hall (Evening Standard Award for Best Director; Olivier and Tony award nominations) and Bring Up the Bodies, which transferred to the West End in May 2014 and to Broadway in 2015.
For the Royal Court, where he was Deputy Artistic Director from 2009 to 2012, his productions include No Quarter, Hero, Haunted Child, The Heretic, Kin, Spur of the Moment, Off the Endz, The Priory (Olivier Award for Best Comedy), Tusk Tusk (Evening Standard Best Director nomination), The Vertical Hour and That Face (also West End).
At Chichester he directed South Downs (also West End) and Uncle Vanya.
Other theatre includes Noises Off at the American Airlines Theatre, Broadway (Tony nomination for Best Revival); The Moderate Soprano at Hampstead and the West End; Children’s Children at the Almeida; Absent Friends and Death and the Maiden at the Harold Pinter; Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe; Marble at the Abbey, Dublin; The Family Reunion at the Donmar Warehouse; Blackbird at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg; and Gathered Dust and Dead Skin, The Lovers, Dirty Nets, Our Kind of Fun, Sudden Collapses in Public Places, Toast, Smack Family Robinson, Attachments, From the Underworld, The Last Post, Personal Belongings, NE1 and Knives in Hens at Live Theatre Newcastle.
Jeremy Herrin is Co-Chair of Stage Directors UK.