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Peter Leslie Wild


Peter Leslie Wild


For the New Vic: Seeing the Lights; Inherit the Wind; A Fine Bright Day Today.

Theatre credits include: Alice (Theatre in the Quarter, Chester); Passion – Line of Departure (Tour); Mary Shelley; The Wicked Lady (Birmingham University); The Chester Mystery Plays 2013 (adapted by Stephanie Dale, Chester Cathedral); Writes of Spring (Cheltenham Everyman); Dealing With Dreams (Birmingham Rep/Walsall New Art Gallery); The Worcester Pilgrim (artworcs at Worcester Cathedral); Upside Down and Back to Front (artworcs at Number 8, Pershore); Choral History (Singworks); The Return of the Prodigal; Someone Waiting; How He Lied to Her Husband; The Gate; Black Snow; Romeo and Juliet; Julius Caesar; The Bell; The Magic Island; The Children’s Mysteries (all Orange Tree Theatre); The Monkey Puzzle (Lyric Studio); The Real Long John Silver (BAC).

He is returning to Chester in 2018 to direct a new version of the Chester Mystery Cycle adapted by Deborah McAndrew.

Radio credits include: many plays and dramatisations for BBC Radio including five series of Falco; Wuthering Heights; Watership Down; Wives and Daughters (dramatised by Theresa Heskins); White Open Spaces (in collaboration with Pentabus Theatre); more than 20 drama documentaries in collaboration with Rosie Boulton and Sara Conkey; plays by writers including  David Edgar, Steve Waters, Stephen Poliakoff, Helen Cross, Arnold Wesker, Sephanie Dale, Peter Shaffer, Glyn Hughes, Lucy Gough, Colin Shindler, Jose Rivera and Simon Stephens.

Peter is also a regular guest director of Radio 4’s long-running serial The Archers. He has twice won the prestigious Prix Marulic for his radio work.

Online Audio: In 2016, Peter produced Lending an Ear, an audio portrait of Worcestershire, collaborating with thirty artists and hundreds of community members across the county.

Television credits include: Producer, Doctors Series 17 and 18 (BBC One).

Peter teaches regularly at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Birmingham School of Acting, and at Birmingham, Aberystwyth and de Montfort Universities.