Justin is Artistic Director of the Unicorn Theatre where he has directed: MARVIN’S BINOCULARS: THE CANTERVILLE GHOST; ANANSI THE SPIDER; AESOP’S FABLES; BEOWULF and MY MOTHER MEDEA.
Other directing credits include:
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW; SNOW IN MIDSUMMER; THE JEW OF MALTA (Royal Shakespeare Company); MACBETH; THE WINTER’S TALE (National Theatre); THE BOX OF DELIGHTS by John Masefield; adapted by Piers Torday (Wilton’s Music Hall); SNOW IN MIDSUMMER by Frances Ya Chu Cowhig (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); THE JUMPER FACTORY by Luke Barnes (Young Vic Prison Project).
Film and digital theatre:
Justin recently wrote and directed MARVIN’S BINOCULAR’S, STORYSEEKERS and ANANSI THE SPIDER RESPUN for the Unicorn Theatre Online and directed the short film JOSEPH KNIGHT for the National Theatre of Scotland and BBC Scotland. His production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW was broadcast live into cinemas worldwide and his productions of MACBETH and THE WINTER’S TALE, both adapted by him for young audiences, are part of the National Theatre Collection- Drama Online.
In 2012 he was the recipient of the Leverhulme Award for Emerging Directors from the National Theatre Studio.