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Clint Dyer BIO

Clint is an acclaimed Director, Writer and Actor. Most recently, he reopened the National Theatre with Death of England: Delroy, which he directed and co-wrote with Roy Williams.

Directing credits include: The Big Life (Theatre Royal Stratford East/Apollo, West end), The Westbridge (Royal Court), Kingston 14 (Theatre Royal Stratford East).

Writing & Directing credits include: Death of England (National Theatre), Sylvia Plath (Royal Court), The Happy Tragedy of Being Woke (Complicité) – co-directed with Simon McBurney.

Writing credits include: The Big Idea – The New Order (Royal Court), Starter Motor – part of Soon Gone Windrush Monologues (BBC), Redacted – The Lock Down Plays Podcast, 846 – Stratford East, My White Best friend/3.3 - Royal Court Theatre.

Acting credits include: For Stage – Clint has worked with the likes of Mike Leigh, Simon McBurney, Dominic Cooke, Michael Attenborough, Ian Brown, Mike Bradwell, Madani Younis, Gbolahan Obisesan, Dawn Walton and Philip Hedley. He starred in the Oliver Award-winning Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre).

For Film – Mine, Sus, The Trail, Cherps, Mr Inbetween, Everybody Love Sunshine, Love Me Still, Act of Vengeance, The Club, Montana, Unknown, Sahara, Agora, Mr Bean 2 and Shopping.

For Television – Black Mirror, Timewasters, Death in Paradise, Fallout, Trial & Retribution, Dalziel & Pascoe, Inspector Linley, The Commander, Lock Stock, Thief Takers, Prime Suspect.

Awards include: Best Actor – I.A.R Awards (for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), British Urban Film Awards, Screen Nation Film and Television Awards, Liege International Film Festival and The Texas Black Film Festival (for SUS).

Clint Dyer Productions

[West End, 2005]
[London Fringe, 2004]

Clint Dyer News

Tickets on Sale Now For DEATH OF ENGLAND: THE PLAYS at @sohoplace

Tickets are on sale now for Death of England: The Plays at @sohoplace! Performances run 15 July 2024 - 28 September 2024.
Paapa Essiedu, Thomas Coombes, Erin Doherty, and Sharon Duncan-Brewster Will Lead DEATH OF ENGLAND @sohoplace

Following their acclaimed world premieres at the National Theatre,  between 2020 – 2023, Clint Dyer and Roy Williams' three state of the nation plays, Death of England: Michael, Death of England: Delroy and Death of England: Closing Time will be performed together in the West End for the very first time as a unique theatrical event for a strictly limited season @sohoplace theatre.
Rap Artist Q-Tip Joins the Team of Broadway-Bound Musical ALI

Grammy Award-winner Q-Tip has joined the team of ALI, the new musical celebrating the life and legacy of the heavyweight boxing champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, as Music Producer and Co-Lyricist.
Photos: Celebrities Gather for West End Opening Night of DEAR ENGLAND

First look photos from the National Theatre's Dear England opening night at the Prince Edward Theatre and post-show party at The Londoner.
Jo Martin Replaced by Sharon Duncan-Brewster in DEATH OF ENGLAND: CLOSING TIME

Jo Martin has withdrawn from National Theatre’s Death of England: Closing Time, the venue has announced.
Review: DEATH OF ENGLAND: CLOSING TIME, National Theatre

The latest part of the the Death of England tetralogy is theatre at its most courageous
FLEABAG, OTHELLO, HEX, and More Join National Theatre at Home's Autumn Streaming Lineup

The National Theatre has revealed its autumn season on the National Theatre at Home streaming platform. Learn more about the productions available to stream this autumn here!
National Theatre Will Stream OTHELLO For Free in October

To celebrate 60 years on stage, the National Theatre will present a special free screening of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, Othello. Find out how you can stream the production for free here!
National Theatre Celebrates 60 Years With Free Tickets for 16�"25-Year-Olds

As the National Theatre prepares to mark 60 years of entertaining and inspiring audiences around the world on 22 October, a birthday present of 3,600 free tickets, 60 tickets for 60 performances in October, will be available for 16–25-year-olds to book for productions on the South Bank and in the West End. Learn more about the initiative and how to get tickets here!
Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Life of Murray Melvin

On Sunday 13 August friends, colleagues and loved ones came together to raise a glass and celebrate the life of actor, archivist and author Murray Melvin. The event was organised by Murray’s close friend and mentee, Artistic Director Kerry Kyriacos Michael. The day consisted of performances, tributes and speeches.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For DEATH OF ENGLAND: CLOSING TIME at National Theatre

The National Theatre today released rehearsal images for Death of England: Closing Time.  Deputy Artistic Director, Clint Dyer and acclaimed playwright, Roy Williams, have reunited to write this powerful new play, which is the final, standalone chapter of their award-winning Death of England series. 
Review Roundup: DEAR ENGLAND, Starring Joseph Fiennes

The National Theatre is now presenting Dear England, a new play by James Graham, directed Rupert Goold, telling the story of the England men's football team under Gareth Southgate's management. Let's see what the critics had to say...
National Theatre Confirms Twelve New Productions

The National Theatre has announced twelve new productions including a new play by Tim Price and Dear Octopus by Dodie Smith. Olivier Award-winner Rebecca Frecknall will make her National Theatre directorial debut with Federico García Lorca’s modern masterpiece, The House of Bernarda Alba, starring Harriet Walter.
New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!
A New Behind-the-Scenes Free Exhibition Opens at The National Theatre This Month

The Makers: Portraits from Backstage exhibition opens in the National Theatre's Lyttelton Lounge on 27 January, featuring works by the National Theatre's first Artist in Residence, Curtis Holder.
Exclusive Prices: Tickets at £35 or £55 For OTHELLO

Exclusive Prices - tickets at £35 or £55 for Othello at the National Theatre.
Genesis Theatre Design Programme Launches to Increase Representation

The Genesis Foundation has announced the launch of a free training and mentoring programme for global majority applicants who are from socially and economically challenging backgrounds who want to pursue a career in theatre as a designer. 
Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Clint Dyer's OTHELLO?

Clint Dyer’s production is the first Othello from a black director at the National. Starring Giles Terera as Othello and Rosy McEwen as Desdemona, the Shakespearean tragedy opened last night (30 November). What did the critics think of the new revival?
Review: OTHELLO, National Theatre

A forensic psychodrama that turns Othello's inner turmoil inside out.
National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

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