Anthony Neilson

Writer/Director


STAGE, FILM, TELEVISION & RADIO

Theatre credits include: THE PRUDES (Royal Court), ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (Edinburgh Lyceum) UNREACHABLE (Royal Court), THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE (Hammer Films/Sonia Friedman/Liverpool Playhouse), NARRATIVE (Royal Court); GET SANTA! (Royal Court); RELOCATED (Royal Court), GOD IN RUINS (Soho Theatre); REALISM (National Theatre of Scotland/Edinburgh Lyceum); THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA (Tron/Edinburgh Lyceum/Theatre Royal Plymouth/Royal Court/national tour); THE SEANCE (National Theatre Connections); THE MENU (National Theatre); THE LYING KIND (Royal Court); EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS (Theatre Royal, Plymouth and Headlong Theatre Company national tour); STITCHING  (Traverse/Bush); THE CENSOR (Finborough/Royal Court); THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Finborough); PENETRATOR (Edinburgh Festival/Finborough/Royal Court); NORMAL: THE DUSSELDORF RIPPER (Edinburgh Festival/Finborough); THE YEAR OF THE FAMILY (Finborough); WELFARE MY LOVELY (Traverse).

Directing credits include: THE BIG LIE (Latitude Festival), THE DRUNKS (Courtyard Theatre) both for the Royal Shakespeare Company; THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER – Herald Angel Award(Edinburgh International Festival/Scottish Opera)and in Autumn 2011, revival of MARAT/SADE for RSC.

Film & TV credits include: as Writer/Director, THE DEBT COLLECTOR, Winner of the Fipresci International Critics Award (Dragon Pictures/Film 4). As Writer, SPILSBURY (Stone City/BBC) and episodes of SPOOKS (Kudos/BBC).

Recent commissions include an adaptation of THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allen Poe for National Theatre (writer/director) and original tv drama series DISCONTENT for Endor Productions.