Graham McLaren

Graham McLaren and Neil Murray have been appointed as the new Directors of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. They will be responsible for programming from January 2017 and will commence as Directors Designate on 1 July 2016. Both theatre-makers join the Abbey Theatre from the National Theatre of Scotland, Graham as Associate Director and Neil as Executive Producer. They will work together as a joint leadership team.

Productions in development

MACBETH (Autumn 2016)
National Theatre China
Adapter, Designer, Director
REDEMPTION SONG (Spring 2016)
National Theatre Scotland
Director, Designer
KIDNAPPED (Summer 2016)
National Theatre Scotland
Adapter, Designer, Director

2015

YER GRANNY
National Theatre Scotland
Director

2014

BLABBERMOUTH
National Theatre Scotland
Conception, Director
THE TIN FOREST
National Theatre Scotland
Designer, Director
IN TIME O STRIFE
UK Tour/National Theatre Scotland
Adapter, Director, Designer
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
National Theatre Scotland

2013

IN TIME O STRIFE
National Theatre Scotland
Adapter, Director, Designer
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Beckman Unicorn (West End & No 1 Tour)
Director, Designer

Previous Productions

A DOLLS HOUSE
National Theatre Scotland
Director
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Lyric Theatre Belfast
Director
THREE SIXTY
Ecole Nationale de Theatre du Canada
Director
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
NTS/USA (2011/12/14)
Adapter, Director, Designer
ANDROMACHE
Necessary Angel
Director, Designer
MEN SHOULD WEEP
National Theatre Scotland/UK Tour
Director
THE BUTTERFLY COLLECTORS
National Theatre Scotland/Oran Mor
Director
THE ARCHIVIST
National Theatre Scotland/Oran Mor
Director
EXTREME
National Theatre Scotland
Director
SWEET SORROW
R.S.A.M.D
THE CARNIVAL OF UNFORTUNATE STORIES
National Theatre Scotland
HAMLET
Necessary Angel (2008/9/11)
Director, Designer
MACBETH
Hong Kong Cultural Centre/Babel
Director, Designer
SCHOOL FOR WIVES
Theatre Babel (UK Tour)
Director, Designer
THE DEMON BARBER
Perth Theatre
Writer, Director, Designer
VOLPONE
Theatre Babel (UK Tour)
Adapter, Director, Designer
JEKYLL AND HYDE
Perth Theatre
Director, Designer
PHEDRE
Perth Theatre
Director, Designer
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Perth Theatre
Director, Designer
HEDDA GABLER
Theatre Babel (UK Tour)
Asapter, Director, Designer
MACBETH
Theatre Babel (World Tour)
Adapter, Director, Designer
A DOLLS HOUSE
Theatre Babel (World Tour)
Adapter, Designer
BLOOD AND ICE
Royal Lyceum Theatre
Director, Designer
THEBANS
Theatre Babel (World Tour)
Director, Designer
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Tron Theatre/Babel
Director
UNCLE VANYA
Theatre Babel (World Tour)
Direcotr, Designer
TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE
Theatre Babel (UK Tour)
Adapter, Director, Designer
THE KING OF SCOTLAND
Theatre Babel (UK Tour)
PETER PAN
Theatre Babel/Tron
Adapter, Director, Designer
ELECTRA
Theatre Babel/Tramway
Director, Designer
OEDIPUS
Theatre Babel/Tramway
Director, Designer
MEDEA
Theatre Babel (World Tour)
Director, Designer