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Ian Rickson

 
Bio:
Ian Rickson was the Artistic Director of the Royal Court from 1998 to 2006, where he directed The River (also Broadway) Jerusalem (also West End and Broadway), The Winterling, The Night Heron and Mojo (also Chicago), all by Jez Butterworth; Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen and This is a Chair by ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ian Rickson was the Artistic Director of the Royal Court from 1998 to 2006, where he directed The River (also Broadway) Jerusalem (also West End and Broadway), The Winterling, The Night Heron and Mojo (also Chicago), all by Jez Butterworth; Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen and This is a Chair by ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2020]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director

Photos

Director Ian Rickson Photo

Director Ian Rickson

From: 
Date:
05/10/2021
Ian Rickson, Mariam Haque, Christopher John-Slater, Crystal Condie and Daniel Fearn Photo

Ian Rickson, Mariam Haque, Christopher John-Slater, Crystal Condie and Daniel Fearn

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2020]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2014]
Director

[West End, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2011]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Broadway, 1999]
Director

Ian Rickson Biography

Ian Rickson was the Artistic Director of the Royal Court from 1998 to 2006, where he directed The River (also Broadway) Jerusalem (also West End and Broadway), The Winterling, The Night Heron and Mojo (also Chicago), all by Jez Butterworth; Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen and This is a Chair by Caryl Churchill; Dublin Carol and The Weir by Conor McPherson (also Dublin, Chicago, West End and Broadway); The Seagull by Anton Chekhov (also Broadway); Krapp's Last Tape by Samuel Beckett; Alice Trilogy by Tom Murphy; The Sweetest Swing in Baseball and Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman; Fallout by Roy Williams; Mouth to Mouth by Kevin Elyot; The Lights by Howard Korder; Pale Horse and Some Voices by Joe Penhall; Ashes and Sand by Judy Upton and Killers by Adam Pernak.

Ian Rickson Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Director
Ian Rickson, Jerusalem
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Director
Ian RicksonMouth To Mouth
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Director
Ian RicksonThe Weir

Ian Rickson News

BWW Review: JERUSALEM, Apollo Theatre Photo BWW Review: JERUSALEM, Apollo Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Apr 30, 2022

Sir Mark Rylance revisits his extraordinary Rooster Byron in a play that vibrates differently than when first staged in an England almost unrecognisable from the England of today

JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows Photo JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 1, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a juicy revival to a new political play and a classic musical reborn, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

Full Cast Announced For West End Production Of JERUSALEM Photo Full Cast Announced For West End Production Of JERUSALEM
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

Today producer Sonia Friedman announced who is joining the previously announced Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook, who will reprise their celebrated roles as Johnny “Rooster” Byron and Ginger respectively in Ian Rickson's production of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem.

Digital Theatre+ Partners With Sonia Friedman Productions To Provide Education Platfo Photo Digital Theatre+ Partners With Sonia Friedman Productions To Provide Education Platform For WALDEN
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

From Thursday 10th March 2022, schools, universities, and educational institutions all over the world will be able to see the digital streaming of Walden - the fresh and ambitious debut play by Amy Berryman. Walden stars Gemma Arterton, Fehinti Balogun and Lydia Wilson and is directed by Ian Rickson. 

Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, U Photo Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, Universities and Libraries To Access Worldwide
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

With 75% of UK state secondary schools signed up to the National Theatre Collection, ten additional productions will now be available to schools, colleges and educational establishments from today in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest, part of Clarivate.

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This S Photo The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

ANGELS IN AMERICA Joins the National Theatre Collection on Drama Online
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022

The filmed performance of Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches and of Part Two: Perestroika will be added to the National Theatre Collection 2 on Drama Online in February alongside eight new films announced in November.

Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Keala Settle to Make West End Debut in & JULIET, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Keala Settle to Make West End Debut in & JULIET, and More!
by - Jan 18, 2022

Today's top stories include the West End debut of Keala Settle! It was recently announced that the Greatest Showman star will make her West End debut in & Juliet in the role of Nurse beginning March 29. She will be performing the role through June 18.

BWW Review: PARADISE, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: PARADISE, National Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Aug 12, 2021

State of the nation stuff at the National Theatre.

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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021

Ian Rickson Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas Thi VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Uncle Vanya is coming soon to select cinemas in the UK.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Following its critically acclaimed opening in London earlier this year, Sonia Friedman Productionsa?? stunning 5-star production Uncle Vanya, a new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece by Conor McPherson

VIDEO: Keira Knightley Reflects on 15 Years of PRIDE & PREJUDICE on GOOD MORNING AMER VideoVIDEO: Keira Knightley Reflects on 15 Years of PRIDE & PREJUDICE on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2020

The “Atonement” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” actress takes on beauty pageants in the new dramedy, “Misbehaviour.”

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Literally Leaving Blood, Sweat & Tears on Stage in THE RIVER
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 8, 2014

Hugh Jackman stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and spoke about literally leaving blood, sweat and tears on the stage every night in his new Broadway play THE RIVER.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE RIVER!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 17, 2014

THE RIVER opened last night, Nov. 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). A new play by Jez Butterworth, The River stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and is directed by Ian Rickson. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the opening night guests before the curtain went up, and you can check out interviews with Rob Ashford, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Burstyn and more below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Hugh Jackman and the Company of THE RIVER on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 18, 2014

THE RIVER opened Sunday night, Nov. 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). A new play by Jez Butterworth, The River stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly andCush Jumbo and is directed by Ian Rickson. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night and you can check out interviews with the company below!

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Bringing Butterworth's THE RIVER to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2014

In an all-new video, Hugh Jackman, the cast and the creative team behind Jez Butterworth's new Broadway play, THE RIVER discuss bringing the show to Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman and Ian Rickson Talk THE RIVER at Timestalks
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2014

Hugh Jackman is on his way back to the Broadway stage this season, and in the special video below, he and director Ian Rickson visit Timestalks to speak about his new role in THE RIVER and his experiences in LES MISERABLES and more! Click below to watch the full interview.

VIDEO: Watch THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman Disrobe on Today's LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 22, 2014

THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman stopped by today's LIVE with Kelly and Michael to play a friendly game of 'Hugh In or Hugh Out' which quickly devolved into a striptease.

BWW TV: Travel to THE RIVER on Broadway with Hugh Jackman & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 14, 2014

The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman,Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumboand directed by Ian Rickson, begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. The cast just met the press this morning - and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the special day. Check out interviews with leading man Hugh Jackman and the rest of the company below!


Ian Rickson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ian Rickson been nominated for?
Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Jerusalem Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Mouth To Mouth and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for The Weir .