Theresa Heskins


Theresa Heskins

Adapter & Director

Productions for the New Vic: Astley’s Astounding Adventures, Alice In Wonderland, Marvellous (and @sohoplace);
Tom, Dick & Harry (and at Alexandra Palace), Beauty and the Beast, Coppelia – A Mystery, Hoard Rediscovered, The Prince and
The Pauper, The 39 Steps, Votes for Women, Treasure Island, Around The World In 80 Days (and at the Royal Exchange; on
a UK tour; in London, New York and Florida; winner of the Cameo Page to Stage Award); The Snow Queen (UK Theatre
Award: Best Show for Children and Young People); Peter Pan in Scarlet (with Oxford Playhouse); Kiss Me Quickstep, Robin
Hood & Marian, Unearthed, The Throne (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,
The Glee Club.

Other Theatre credits include: The Worst Witch (UK Tour and Vaudeville Theatre, winner of the Olivier Award for Best
Family Show 2020); White Open Spaces (South Bank Show Decibel Award nominee); Silent Engine (Edinburgh Fringe First);
Precious Bane (Pentabus Theatre); Grace ( Jade Theatre).

Writing includes: Tom, Dick & Harry, Marvellous, Coppelia – A Mystery, Unearthed, Lady Audley’s Secret, Wives and Daughters, Gunpowder Women (for BBC Women’s Hour). Shows created for the New Vic at Christmas have been produced all over
the UK, including by Keswick Theatre by the Lake, Watermill Theatre, Northern Stage, Edinburgh Lyceum, Cardiff Sherman,
Kingston Rose, Northampton Theatres and Derby Theatre.

Trained at Birmingham Rep on the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme.