ABOUT

INTRODUCTION

Caroline moved into directing after a long career in theatre and its related forms as a performer, working with Peter Darling, Arlene Philips, Antony Van Laast, Alan Harding and Clark Peters. Throughout the 1980s she worked with music artists on videos including Nomad, Adamski, Kiss, David Grant, Jackie Graham, Queen and Freddie Mercury. Choreography includes: many rock concerts and live shows for Steve Coogan and Tim Minchin amongst others. As a performer her West End Theatre includes: West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar and Chicago.

In 2008 she returned to study directing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art under Sue Dunderdale and with mentor Michael Attenborough CBE. During this period she was assistant director to Matthew Warchus on God of Carnage on Broadway and Stephen Unwin at the Rose, Kingston.

Directing credits include; Steve Coogan Live UK & Australian tour, the Rod Stewart Musical Tonight’s the Night (2006 and 2014 tours), The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute (Edinburgh Festival), Love in the Time of Barriers by Hassan Abdul Razzak and Perve by Stacey Gregg (Vanburgh, RADA), Look Back in Anger by John Osborne (Rose, Southwark), The Cook and the Insurgent by Hassan Abdul Razzak (BBC3 Celebrating Sanctuary at the Southbank), Immaculate Conception by Cary Crankson (Vanburgh, RADA), Mr WH – A Forgery by Billie Brown (RADA), Marbles by Lydia Prior (Soho Theatre Project Wednesday), Staging for Tim Minchin Live Tour. Associate director to Eric Idle on Monty Python (Almost) Live (The O2, London 2014). Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse Legends Live Tour (2015).

She worked alongside John Cleese and directed the adaptation of Fawlty Towers Live which premiered in Sydney August 2016. Associate Director on the West End production of Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments Musical 2013 (The Palace Theatre) and directed The Commitments Musical for the UK tour (2016/17).Most recent directing credit include Early Doors Live 2018 by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey and consultant Director on Clive Tulloh and Joanna Lumley’s It’s All About Me UK Tour 2018/19.

After working on the early development of Only Fools and Horses the Musical she then directed its West End debut which is currently playing at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. After developing and adapting a play for stage based on The Cut by Hibo Wardere she then collaborated with Jen Rainsford in adapting its themes into the screen play, I Carry Your Crown.

THEATRE CREDITS

Only Fools And Horses The Musical
By Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan
Director
Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Cut by Hibu Wardere
The Season - Adaptation
WAC Arts London
Joanna Lumley
It's All About Me
Director
UK Tour 2018
Early Doors Live
By Craig Cash and Phil Mealey
Director
UK Tour 2018
The Commitments
by Roddy Doyle
Director
UK Tour 2016/2017
Fawlty Towers Live
An adaptation by John Cleese
Director
Australia 2016
Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse
Legends
Director
UK Tour 2015
The Comic Relief Danceathon
Director of Choreography
UK 2015
The Commitments
by Roddy Doyle 2nd Year
Associate Director
Palace Theatre, London 2014-2015
Monty Python Live (mostly)
One down, Five to go
Associate Director
The O2, London 2014
Tonights the Night
The Rod Stewart Musical
Director
UK Tour 2014
The Commitments
by Roddy Doyle
Associate Director
Palace Theatre, London 2013
The Powder Room Showcase
Director
The Drill Hall, London 2012
Solitary
by Katharine McEwan (reading)
Director
Lee Strasberg Actors Studio, LA 2012
Weatherman
by Eugene O Hare
Director
Rehearsed reading RADA 2012
Britney character
CGI Animation pre production
Director
Andras Erkel, Budapest 2012
Brilliant Traces
by Cindy Lou Johnson
Director
Lee Strasberg Actors Studio, LA 2011
Marbles
by Linda Prior
Director
Project Wednesday at the SOHO Theatre, 2011
Mr WH A Forgery
by Billie Brown
Director
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts 2011
Immaculate Conception
by Cary Crankson
Director
Vanbrugh Theatre 2010
The Cook and the Insurgent
by Hassan Abdulrazzak PhD
Director
BBC Radio 3 Celebrating Sanctuary Southbank 2010
Look Back In Anger
by John Osborne
Director
Rose Theatre, Southwark 2010
Perve
by Stacey Gregg
Director
Vanbrugh Theatre RADA 2009
Love In The Time of Barriers
by Hassan Abdul Razzak
Director
Vanburgh Theatre RADA 2009
Countdown
by Suzanne Lynch
Director
Rehearsed at Reading RADA 2009
The Shape of Things
by Neil Labute
Director
Adam Speers Productions Edinburgh Festival 2009
The Shape of Things
by Neil Labute
Director
GBS Theatre Rada 2009
Come Back To The Five
and Dime, Jimmy Dean
Assistant Director to Dee Cannon
GBS Theatre Rada 2009
A Grand Complication
by Dermot Murphy
Director
New Works Company 2009
The Jewish Mosque
by Richard White
Director
New Works Company 2009
Freddie, Frankie & George
by Bridget McConnel
Director
New Works Company 2009
God Of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza
Assistant Director Intern
Jacobs Theatre New York 2009
Steve Coogan Tour
Staging
Mcintyre Ents/UK Tour 2008
Tim Minchin Tour
Choreographer
Mcintyre Ents/UK Tour 2008
Tonights The Night
Director
Mcintyre Ents/UK Tour 2006
Top Cat Project
Director
Mcintyre Ents Wimbledon Theatre, London 2005
Toot and Top Tottie
Lead Actress
Giles Addison Red Lion Theatre, London 2002
Closer To Heaven
Actress/dancer
Really Useful/Arts Theatre, London 200
London Rocks
Lead Actress
Giles Addison Adelphi Theatre, London 2001
Chicago the Musical
Liz/Mamma Morton
Adelphi Theatre, London 2000
Jesus Christ Superstar
Actress/dancer
Gail Edwards Lyceum Theatre, London 1997
West Side Sory
Consuello
David Hayes Olympia Theatre, Dublin 1995
Starlight Express
Ashley
Really Useful Appollo Theatre London/Japan 1987