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David Fairs


David Fairs


For the New Vic: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.

Theatre credits include: Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre); As You Like It (The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – UK & international tour); Hamlet – Sam Wanamaker Festival (Shakespeare’s Globe); I Know You Of Old (Royal Shakespeare Company’s Dell); The Captain of Kopenick, The Collection, Richard II, Edward Bond’s Lear, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Edinburgh Festival); The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance (Cambridge Arts Theatre); The Blue Bird (Theatre503 & UK tour); Steven Berkoff’s Messiah (Dalston Bunker); Tomorrow Creeps (The Vaults); Macbeths (Hope Theatre); Is He Earnest? (Katzpace); Othello (Chelsea Theatre); Orion and the Dark (Half Moon Theatre & UK tour); Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest (Drayton Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (West London Sinfonia); Peter Brook’s The Man Who (The Albany); Slave (Broadway Theatre Barking); The Common Touch (The White Bear); Tales from the Tube (Etcetera Theatre); Puddles (R&D workshop for Shoreditch Town Hall).

Television and film credits include: Comedy Quickies (BBC Three); Byker Grove (BBC One); Be The Business (The Edge Picture Company); For Her (NUA films); Room for Ali (48 Hour Film Project).

Radio and voiceover credits include: Reluctant Persuaders (BBC Radio 4); Samson and Delilah (BBC Radio 3); Rwanda – Places of Memory (Cambridge Film Festival).

David is also a founding member of GOLEM! Theatre Company, for which he has written four plays; he co-developed the multi-lingual (English / British Sing Language) script of Icarus for Vault Festival; he recently directed an independent film of The Importance of Being Earnest, and adapted and directed Hugo Blick’s television series Up In Town for the stage; his adaptation of Messiah – Scenes from a Crucifixion will be performed at this summer’s Edinburgh Fringe.

David trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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