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Rachel O'Riordan

For the National:


For the National: Romeo and Julie and Iphigenia in Splott (also at the Sherman, the Lyric, Hammersmith and on UK tour).

In London’s West End: Foxfinder

Other productions include: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, (with Chichester Festival Theatre) Out West, Love, Love, Love and A Doll’s House at the Lyric, Hammersmith; Come On Home at the Abbey; The Cherry Orchard, Killology (also for the Royal Court), The Weir (also for the Tobacco Factory), Bird (also at the Royal Exchange, Manchester) and Arabian Nights at the Sherman; Unfaithful and Protestants at the Traverse; Macbeth (also at the Tron), The Seafarer (also at the Lyric, Belfast), Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me and Twelfth Night at Perth Theatre; N.I. Opera Shorts at MAC, Belfast and Southbank Centre; Arguments for Terrorism at Òran Mór; Over the Bridge at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast; The Absence of Women (also at Kiln), The Glass Menagerie, Merry Christmas Betty Ford and Much Ado About Nothing at the Lyric, Belfast; Grimm Tales and Gates of Gold at the Library, Manchester; The Gentlemen’s Tea-Drinking Society at the Tron; Absolution (Best Director Award, Irish Festival NYC); Miss Julie and Animal Farm at the Theatre Royal, Bath; The Early Bird at Belfast Festival; Everything is Illuminated at Hampstead; and Hurricane at Soho and Arts theatres.


Iphigenia in Splott – Best New Play, UK Theatre Awards

Killology – Oliver Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

Iphigenia in Splott (Lyric Hammersmith, remount) – The Guardian’s number one theatre of the year 2023.


(Updated January 2023)