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Theresa Heskins


Theresa Heskins


For the New Vic: Astley’s Astounding Adventures, Votes for Women, Treasure Island, Around The World In 80 Days (with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment, Simon Friend and the Royal Exchange – winner of the Cameo Page to Stage Award); The Snow Queen (winner of UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People); Peter Pan in Scarlet with Oxford Playhouse; Kiss Me Quickstep, Robin Hood & Marian, Unearthed and The Throne in association with the National Theatre Studio; Dracula, The Borrowers, The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Widowers’ Houses, A Christmas Carol, Far From the Madding Crowd, Where Have I Been All My Life?, Alice in Wonderland, The Rivals, The Admirable Crichton, Peter Pan, Bleak House, Humble Boy, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Wicked Lady, A Voyage Round My Father, The Weir, Great Expectations, The Wizard of Oz, Cider With Rosie, Jamaica Inn and The Glee Club.

Other credits include: The Worst Witch for Northampton Theatres, (Kenny Wax Family Entertainment, Novel Theatre and Nica Burns); White Open Spaces (South Bank Show Decibel Award nominee), Silent Engine (Edinburgh Fringe First) and Precious Bane for Pentabus Theatre; and Grace for Jade Theatre.

Writing includes: BBC Radio’s Women’s Hour dramas Lady Audley’s Secret, Wives and Daughters, Gunpowder Women.

Shows created for the New Vic at Christmas have been produced all over the UK, including by the Watermill Theatre, Northern Stage, Edinburgh Lyceum, Cardiff Sherman, Kingston Rose and Northampton Theatres.

Theresa trained at Birmingham Rep on the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme.

Have you been one of our lively (very lively!) audience members celebrating Eric's 20th Anniversary Party this week…