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Neil Bettles

 
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Bio:
Neil is Associate Director for Frantic Assembly, most recently co-directing No Way Back for the company. Credits include, as Movement Director: The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival/NT); Blood Wedding, The Bacchae (Royal & Derngate); Much Ado About Wenlock (Vamos); Platform (Old Vic ... (read complete bio)
 
Neil Bettles Headshot

Bio:
Neil is Associate Director for Frantic Assembly, most recently co-directing No Way Back for the company. Credits include, as Movement Director: The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival/NT); Blood Wedding, The Bacchae (Royal & Derngate); Much Ado About Wenlock (Vamos); Platform (Old Vic ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2018]
Associate Movement Director

Neil Bettles Biography

Neil is Associate Director for Frantic Assembly, most recently co-directing No Way Back for the company. Credits include, as Movement Director: The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival/NT); Blood Wedding, The Bacchae (Royal & Derngate); Much Ado About Wenlock (Vamos); Platform (Old Vic Tunnels); Henry IV: Part One (Drum, Plymouth); One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Secret Cinema) and Stanley Pickle - an animated short film for the NFTS. As Associate Movement Director: The Light Princess (NT); The Full Monty (Sheffield Theatres/Coward). As Director: Chalk Farm, The Static, Blackout, Boy Magnet and White Noise (ThickSkin); Playlist (Belgrade, Coventry); Brave (Battersea Arts Centre). As Associate Director: tours of Beautiful Burnout and Lovesong (Frantic Assembly). As Assistant Director: Dirty Wonderland (Frantic Assembly).





Neil Bettles News

Photos: First Look At ThickSkin And Traverse Theatre Company Presents HOW NOT TO DROW Photo Photos: First Look At ThickSkin And Traverse Theatre Company Presents HOW NOT TO DROWN
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2023

Get a first look at a ThickSkin and Traverse Theatre Company production, supported by Theatre Royal Stratford East, How Not To Drown commissioned by ThickSkin and Lawrence Batley Theatre. See photos below!

HOW NOT TO DROWN Will Embark on UK Tour Photo HOW NOT TO DROWN Will Embark on UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

In 2002, in the turmoil after the end of the Kosovan War, an 11-year-old was sent on the notoriously perilous journey across the Adriatic. He was accompanied by a gang of people smugglers to a new life in Europe - How Not to Drown is Dritan Kastrati's real-life story. Relying on young wit and charm on his journey to the UK, Dritan's fight for survival continues when he finds himself caught within the British care system, struggling to cling onto his identity and sense of self.

Casting Announced For Raw Material and Capital Theatres' JAMES IV - QUEEN OF THE FIGH Photo Casting Announced For Raw Material and Capital Theatres' JAMES IV - QUEEN OF THE FIGHT
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

As previously announced, in autumn 2022 Rona Munro returns to Scottish stages with a¬†bold¬†new production:¬†¬†James IV ‚Äď Queen of the Fight, directed by Laurie Sansom¬†- the formidable duo who brought us James I, II and III.

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.

PRIVATE PEACEFUL Makes Its Epic Entrance To The Belgrade's Main Stage This May Photo PRIVATE PEACEFUL Makes Its Epic Entrance To The Belgrade's Main Stage This May
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

The Belgrade Theatre will¬†play host to a brand new stage adaptation of Private Peaceful, coming to its Main Stage from Tues 17 ‚Äď Sat 21 May. The ensemble retelling of Michael Morpurgo's acclaimed novel is adapted for the stage by Simon Reade.

Casting Announced For PRIVATE PEACEFUL at Nottingham Playhouse and UK Tour Photo Casting Announced For PRIVATE PEACEFUL at Nottingham Playhouse and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Today Nottingham Playhouse announces the full cast of Simon Reade's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's award winning First World War novel Private Peaceful.

Nottingham Playhouse Announces Spring And Summer 2022 Lineup Photo Nottingham Playhouse Announces Spring And Summer 2022 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

Following the triumphant return of live work at Nottingham Playhouse this autumn, today the theatre confirms its Spring and Summer Season for 2022.  The season comprises a long-awaited programme of work that was postponed from 2020 due to the first COVID 19 lockdown.

Michael Morpurgo's PRIVATE PEACEFUL Announces UK Tour Photo Michael Morpurgo's PRIVATE PEACEFUL Announces UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021

The Nottingham Playhouse production of Michael Morpurgo's award-winning novel, Private Peaceful, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade and directed by Elle While, today announces it will embark on a major UK tour following its Nottingham premiere.

BWW Review: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Photo BWW Review: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by Tom Hayden Millward - Aug 28, 2021

'Where did all the happy endings go? Where can all the good times be?' When West End stalwart Dianne Pilkington enchanted the audience yesterday evening at the press night of Bedknobs and Broomsticks with The Sherman Brothers' 'The Age of Not Believing', perhaps the 1971 Disney film's most iconic number, I couldn't help but think about we have all endured over the past year and a half.

SHADE Will Be Performed as Part of Oldham Pride This Month Photo SHADE Will Be Performed as Part of Oldham Pride This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Seven unique characters come together in search of their true selves for a dance-theatre spectacular. Full of cool moves, classic grooves and sassy shapes, this is a performance for anyone longing to get lost in the music again. Join ThickSkin at the party, step out of the shade and onto the dance floor.

Neil Bettles Videos

VIDEO: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production THE UNRETURNING Videoplay
VIDEO: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production THE UNRETURNING

by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2018

A brand new trailer and production photography have been released for Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth's co-production The Unreturning. The trailer is produced by TEAFilms.