BRIGHTON THEATRE is a partnership between writer/actor Richard Crane and director/designer Faynia Williams. We are governed by a Board of Trustees.
RICHARD CRANE was Resident Dramatist at the National Theatre and Literary Manager at the Royal Court. Winner of nine Edinburgh Fringe First Awards, his plays and musicals include Mutiny! with David Essex (Piccadilly Theatre), Brothers Karamazov with Alan Rickman (Edinburgh Festival and Fortine Theatre), Venus and Superkid (Arts Theatre and Roundhouse), The Quiz (Trafalgar Studios) and Vlad the Impaler (BBC Radio with John Hurt, Oran Mor Glasgow and Brighton Festival). With Faynia Williams, he founded Brighton Theatre, garnering awards and touring festivals worldwide. Acting credits include, Nottingham Playhouse, National Theatre, Adelaide, Moscow, New York, films and tv.
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FAYNIA WILLIAMS is a multi-ward winning international director and a BBC Producer of drama and documentaries with programmes on Joan Littlewood, Pina Bausch, Theatre in the Round, & the Moscow Art Theatre. She has worked with Tadeusz Kantor and Jozef Beuys, and with Roger Graef in Russia for Channel 4 TV. She has been Artistic Director of four theatres including the Tron, Glasgow, and Fellow in Theatre & Artist in Residence at Universities in the US and UK. She teaches British Theatre and British Film at the University of Sussex. Faynia is currently working on a new musical with Kid Creole, and a major new play with Matei Visniec. Actors, musicians, playwrights with whom she has worked include Alan Rickman, Mick Jagger, Harold Pinter, Liz Lochhead, David Edgar, Ian Dury, Katharine Parkinson, Amanda Mealing, Tom Courtenay, Alex Jennings, Robbie Coltrane, Sam West, Sian Phillips, Brian Cox. She is Hon. President International Theatre Institute Dramatic Theatre Committee, and Former Chair Directors Guild GB.
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