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Marianne Elliott


Directors: Film & Television, Directors: Theatre

Marianne Elliott is an Associate of the National Theatre. Her recent productions there include Tony Kushner’s ANGELS IN AMERICA (2017), Ben Power’s adaptation of three of DH Lawrence’s plays, HUSBANDS & SONS (2015), Sam Holcroft’s RULES FOR LIVING (2015). Also at the NT, she has co-directed WAR HORSE (also West End and Broadway; Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play), and directed THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (also West End and Broadway; Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Director and Best New Play; South Bank Sky Arts Award), THE LIGHT PRINCESS, PORT, SEASON’S GREETINGS, WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN, ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, MRS AFFLECK, HARPER REGAN, SAINT JOAN (Olivier Award for Best Revival; South Bank Show Award), THÉRÈSE RAQUIN, and PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY (Evening Standard Best Director Award). She was an Associate Director at the Royal Court, where her productions include STONING MARY, NOTES ON FALLING LEAVES, THE SUGAR SYNDROME and LOCAL. Previously she was an Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester where she directed PORT, DESIGN FOR LIVING, LES BLANCS, AS YOU LIKE IT, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, NUDE WITH VIOLIN, FAST FOOD, MARTIN YESTERDAY, DEEP BLUE SEA, MAD FOR IT, POOR SUPERMAN and I HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE. Other theatre includes MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for the RSC in 2006; THE LITTLE FOXES at the Donmar; and TERRACOTTA at Hampstead and Birmingham Rep. In 2016, along with her long-time producer Chris Harper, Marianne set up a brand new theatre company ‘Elliott Harper Productions’ (EHP). EHP are due to open with a season of works in the West End from October 2017