Theatre includes: Liar Liar (Unicorn); The Only True History of Lizzie Finn (Southwark Playhouse); The Seven Year Itch (Salisbury Playhouse); Repentance/Behind the Lines (Angle/Bush); Foxfinder, Accolade, Molière, or the League of Hypocrites (Finborough); When Did You Last See My Mother? (Trafalgar Studios); Pinching for My Soul (Focus Theatre, Dublin); Open Heart Surgery (Southwark Playhouse/Soho); Wuthering -Heights (UK tour); The Revenger’s Tragedy (BAC); The Master and Margarita (Greenwich Playhouse); Robin Hood (Latitude Festival); A Model for Mankind(Cock Tavern); Doctor Faustus, The Devil Is an Ass, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde As Told to Carl Jung by an Inmate of Broadmoor Asylum (White Bear); Cressida, Lost Hearts, The Invention of Love (Edinburgh Festival) and Three Hours After Marriage (Union).
As assistant director: Meetings, Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! (Arcola); The Flies (Camden People’s Theatre); The Beggar’s Opera, The Taming of the Shrew, The Importance of Being Earnest, Macbeth (Changeling Theatre Company); Aladdin (Oxford Playhouse) and Charlie and Henry (New End).
As associate director: The Big Fellah (Out of Joint); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Changeling Theatre Company).
Awards: Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Newcomer, Off West End Theatre Award for Best Director in 2012, and Leverhulme Bursary for Emerging Theatre Directors in 2009.
Blanche was associate director at Out of Joint in 2010, and director in residence at the National Theatre Studio and the Finborough Theatre in 2009. Blanche is an associate artist for HighTide Festival.