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Emily Lim

Emily Lim’s work explores theatre making as a radical form of community activism and she has worked both nationally and internationally in settings ranging from schools and hospitals to day centres and care homes.


Directing work includes Pericles and A Declaration from the People at the National Theatre; Yoko Ono’s Bells for Peace for Manchester International Festival; Brainstorm (as co-director) for Company Three; we’re here because we’re here (as Senior Associate) for 1418 Now and National Theatre; and The Kilburn Passion at Kiln.

Emily Lim is an associate artist of Company Three and was the Resident Director of the National Theatre from 2016–2018 after winning the inaugural Peter Hall Director Award in 2016.


(Updated August 2023)