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Giles Terera

For the National:


For the National: Blues for an Alabama Sky, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Hamlet, Death and the King’s Horseman, The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, Troilus and Cressida, Candide, Honk!, The Darker Face of the Earth, Mind the Gap and Walk in the Light (a celebration of black artists in British theatre which he directed for the National Theatre’s 50th Anniversary celebrations).

In London’s West End: Hamilton, Rosmersholm, The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, The Rat Pack, Jailhouse Rock, 125th Street and Rent.

Other productions include: The Tempest for the RSC; Black Matter for Fane and Crazy Coqs; The Meaning of Zong for Bristol Old Vic; Blue/Orange on UK tour; Pure Imagination at the St James; King John (also on UK tour) and The Merchant of Venice (also on international tour) at Shakespeare’s Globe; Don’t You Leave Me Here at West Yorkshire Playhouse; The Playboy of the Western World at the Abbey, Dublin; You Don’t Kiss at Stratford Circus; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Domar; Up on the Roof at the Chichester; Six Degrees of Separation at Sheffield Crucible; Generations of the Dead at the Young Vic; Bill Shakespeare’s Italian Job at Playbox, Warwick, and Pleasance, Edinburgh; The Demon Headmaster and The Animals of Farthing Wood at the Pleasance; and The Tempest at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Giles Terera is also a professional musician and composer.


Horrible Histories and Doctors


Muse of Fire, his documentary created with Daniel Poole, London Boulevard, Scrooge and Death of England: Face to Face.


The Papers of AJ Wentworth, Aladdin and The Meaning of Zong.