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David Tarkenter photo portrait

David Tarkenter

For the National:


In London’s West End: The Best Man and Admissions (also on UK tour)

Other productions include: The 47th and Endgame at the Old Vic; The Four Quartets at Theatre Royal Bath and the Royal & Derngate; The Call of the Wild at Greenwich and Lewisham Young People’s Theatre; Canterbury Tales for Creation; Jeeves and Wooster, Wife Begins at Forty, Absurd Person Singular and Funny Money at Sherringham Little Theatre; The Inn at Lydda, Hamlet (international tour) and The Knight of the Burning Pestle for Shakespeare’s Globe; The 39 Steps at Vienna’s English Theatre; Hare and Tortoise, Arsenic and Old Lace, Absent Friends, The Winter’s Tale, The Rivals, Grapes of Wrath, King David, Man of Blood, Under Milk Wood, Depot, The Lonesome West, David Copperfield, Two, She Stoops to Conquer, Death of a Salesman, Coriolanus, Of Mice and Men, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Three Heads in the Well, Twelfth Night and To Kill a Mockingbird at the Mercury, Colchester; The Collection, Betrayal, Hamlet, All My Sons and The Last Yankee for Rapture; Oh Starry Starry Night and Pantomime by Derek Walcott at Lakeside Theatre; Treasure Island for Northern Broadsides; and Our Country’s Good, The Recruiting Officer, Frozen, The Birthday Party, The Deep Blue Sea, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Season’s Greetings and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick.


Everything I Know About Love, 55 Degrees North, Falling, Lawless, Byker Grove, Micawber and Heartbeat.


County Lines, King of the Road and London Road.


(Published April 2023. Photograph courtesy of David Tarkenter)