ANDREW LOUDON • DIRECTOR
Andrew trained as an actor at The Drama Studio. He also has a BSC from the University of Edinburgh and an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He made his directorial debut in 1999 at the Pleasance, Edinburgh, with Little Women. The success of the show led to his further productions of Little Women at Sadler’s Wells, Christmas 2002 and its West End run at the Duchess Theatre. He has also directed Anne of Green Gables at the Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells and workshop productions of Mary Barton, Charlotte’s House (Norwich), Open Ground (Hampstead Theatre), Cool Hand Luke (Garrick Theatre). His writing credits include: The Trailer (2003) and The Red Gloves (2004), both Arts Council commissions for Snap Theatre Company; Dangerous Play (The Arts Theatre); Road Rage (Gilded Balloon main stage, Edinburgh) and, in collaboration with Emma Reeves, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (French tour) and a multimedia adaptation of Orwell’s 1984. As an actor, Andrew has performed in many adaptations, including Charles Ryder in the stage premiere production of Brideshead Revisited (tour), John Savage in Brave New World (tour including the RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford), The Turn of the Screw (Hornchurch), Gabriel Oak in Far From The Madding Crowd (King’s Head) and Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps (Pitlochry). Other theatre includes French Without Tears (Exeter), Dick Daredevil (Drill Hall), The Trainer (Apollo Theatre), Daphne (Basingstoke) and The Doctor and the Devils (Plymouth Theatre Royal.) TV credits include Doctors, Monarch of the Glen, Peak Practice, Absolutely Fabulous, The Bill, Next of Kin, Grange Hill, and Channel Four film Busker’s Odyssey.