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Conrad Nelson


Conrad Nelson 


For The New Vic: Much Ado about Nothing, Cyrano, Hamlet, Canterbury Tales, and An August Bank Holiday Lark (co-pro with Northern Broadsides). Anna of the Five Towns, Oleanna, World on Fire (Director), Oliver, Talking Heads, Amadeus (Actor).

Conrad’s career spans over twenty-five years and boasts a vast body of work as director, actor and composer. He has recently stepped down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides and runs Claybody Theatre with Deborah McAndrew here in Stoke-on-Trent. He is delighted to be returning to the New Vic to direct Brassed Off.

For Northern Broadsides: the gothic melodrama The Bells, Blake Morrison’s Lisa’s Sex Strike, George Orwell’s 1984, adapted by Nick Lane,  Government Inspector and The Grand Gesture. She Stoops to Conquer, The Winter’s Tale, Hard Times and Dario’s Fo’s Accidental Death of an Anarchist and They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! both adapted by Deborah McAndrew.

Other directing work includes: A Christmas Carol for the Octagon Theatre, Vacuum for Esk Valley Theatre, Broken Time for Three Stones Media, and Ballroom Blitz for Hull Truck.

Other theatre includes: The Royal National Theatre, The New Vic, Octagon Theatre Bolton, Lyric Hammersmith, Young Vic, Leicester Haymarket and touring with companies including Cheek by Jowl and Renaissance.

TV: Apparitions, Coronation Street, Without Motive, Waterloo Road and Only Fools and Horses.

Radio: A Kind of Loving, Sense and Sensibility, Yerma, Silas Marner, Reeds in the Wind, Nosferatu and Stone.

Films include: Dancin’ Thru the Dark and Much Ado About Nothing.

John Godber’s fantastic new comedy Sunny Side Up about a struggling B&B and the people who run it is on stage next…