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Robert Icke is a writer and director. He is currently Artist in Residence at International Theatre Amsterdam supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation, where his work includes Oedipus (2018) and After Nora (2020). In 2018, he made his debut in Germany with Orestie (Schauspiel Stuttgart) for which he was awarded the Kurt-Hübner-Regiepreis.
Robert was the Associate Director of the Almeida from 2013-19, where his work included adapting and directing The Doctor (planned for the West End), The Wild Duck, Mary Stuart (also West End and national tour), Uncle Vanya, Oresteia (also West End) and 1984 (co-created with Duncan Macmillan, also Broadway, West End, national and international tours). His other productions as director include Hamlet (also West End and screened on BBC2), The Fever and the European premiere of Mr Burns.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, has won the UK Theatre, the Critics’ Circle and (on two occasions) the Evening Standard Awards for Best Director, and is the youngest ever winner of the Olivier Award for Best Director.
Photo Credit: Dim Balsem