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Stephen David Daldry CBE (born 2 May 1960) is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television. He has won three Tony Awards for his work on Broadway and an Olivier Award for his work in the West End. He has received three Academy Awards nominations for Best Director, for the films Billy Elliot (2000), The Hours (2002), and The Reader (2008).



From 2016 to 2020, he produced and directed the Netflix television series The Crown, for which he received one Producers Guild Award nomination, one Producers Guild Award win, two Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and one Primetime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series. Daldry joined an elite group of directors by receiving nominations for direction in theatre, television, and film.

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[West End, 2023]
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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[US Tour, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1994]
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[West End, 2015] [Replacement]
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Stephen Daldry Movies

Billy Elliot
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Stephen Daldry Awards and Nominations


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Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance


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Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Direction of a Play

Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Stephen Daldry, The Jungle


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Obie Awards - 2019 - Special Citations

Stephen Daldry, The Jungle

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Stephen Daldry, The Audience

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play

Stephen Daldry, Skylight

Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Director

Stephen DaldrySkylight

Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Director

Stephen DaldryThe Audience


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical


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Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot, The Musical


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Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot

Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Director

Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot


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Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Play

Stephen Daldry, An Inspector Calls


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Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Director of a Play

Stephen DaldryMachinal


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Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Direction of a Play

Stephen Daldry , An Inspector Calls


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Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Director of a Play

Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls


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Evening Standard Awards - 1992 - Best Director

Stephen DaldryAn Inspector Calls

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Video: First Look at Clips From STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW

An all new trailer has been released, giving fans a first look at the critically acclaimed world première production of Stranger Things: The First Shadow. Check out the video here!
Review: Exquisite THE HOURS by Puts Triumphs Again at the Met under Watanabe

When I first heard Kevin Puts’s gorgeous, melodic score for THE HOURS back in 2022, I was blown away, thinking it was almost too good to be true. Could it be a classic? I wanted to hear it again, though not too soon, to give it a chance to settle in its own skin. Lucky us—lucky me—that the Met brought it back so quickly. It reminded me that first impressions are sometimes on the mark.
Full Cast Set For the RSC's KYOTO

The RSC and Good Chance have announced full casting for the world premiere of Kyoto; a major new production which places audiences at the heart of the historic 1997 Kyoto climate summit.
Photos & Video: See Bening, Stokes Mitchell & More at The Entertainment Community Fund Gala

Check out new photos and videos from the Entertainment Community Fund Gala!
Theater Resources Unlimited Town Hall: Adding Accessibility To The D.E.I. Conversations In-Person & Virtual

Join Theater Resources Unlimited for their live monthly panel discussion on adding accessibility to D.E.I. conversations. The event, held both in-person and virtually, will be co-hosted by actor Carey Cox.
Photos: Go inside The Entertainment Community Fund's 2024 Gala

Last night at the Entertainment Community Fund, (formerly The Actors Fund) gala, they announced the $160 million ESSENTIAL Campaign: a bold and comprehensive effort that will combine all of the organization’s fundraising, allowing the Fund to serve more people in more places.
Olivier Awards 2024: The Full List of Winners

The biggest stars of London theatre gathered today at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2024, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. Find out about Sunset Boulevard and the night's other big winners!
Entertainment Community Fund Launches $160 Million ESSENTIAL Campaign

Entertainment Community Fund is launching the $160 million ESSENTIAL Campaign, combining all of the organization’s fundraising, allowing the Fund to serve more people in more places. Learn more!
BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.
Meet the Cast of PATRIOTS, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Almeida Theatre production of Patriots officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, April 1. Meet the cast of Patriots here!
Previews: BILLY ELLIOT al SISTINA CHAPITEAU

BILLY ELLIOT al SISTINA CHAPITEAU DEBUTTO AL SISTINA CHAPITEAU DI MILANO PER BILLY ELLIOT IL MUSICAL DI SIR ELTON JOHN CON GIULIO SCARPATI, EMILIANO FIASCO E ROSSELLA BRESCIA
AN INSPECTOR CALLS Comes To Darlington Hippodrome This Fall

Experience Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning National Theatre production of the classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS at the Darlington Hippodrome.
Soho Theatre Presents BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS

Get the latest updates on the world premiere of BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS at Soho Theatre, featuring a cast and creative team of stage and screen stars.
AN INSPECTOR CALLS Will Embark on UK Tour

Following a sell-out tour in 2022, Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning National Theatre production of JB Priestley's AN INSPECTOR CALLS will embark on a UK Tour for 2024-25.
STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW Extends in the West End

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed hit, STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW, extends its run. Experience the thrilling adventure that has captivated audiences worldwide.
Full Cast and Creative Team Set For National Theatre Of Scotland's MAGGIE & ME

The full cast and creatives have been announced for the tour of Maggie & Me, the first stage adaptation of Damian Barr's award-winning memoir touring UK in May and June 2024.
SUNSET BOULEVARD, PLAZA SUITE, and More Nominated For Olivier Awards; Full List!

The nominations are in for this year's Olivier Awards! Among those nominated are Sunset Boulevard, Plaza Suite, The National Theatre, and many more. Check out the full list of nominations here!
What We Know so Far About STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW

Stranger Things: The First Shadow, the West End stage show based on the popular Netflix series, is heading to Broadway in 2025. Find out everything we know so far about the show including when it's hitting the stage in New York and details about the London production.
STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW Broadway Transfer Confirmed

Broadway is about to get turned Upside Down according to a new Equity casting notice seeking actors and stage managers for a Broadway transfer of Stranger Things: The First Shadow, the West End stage show based on the popular Netflix series.
STRANGER THINGS' Louis McCartney Comments on Rumored Broadway Transfer

Louis McCartney, the actor who plays Henry Creel in the stage production, recently talked about the possiblity of Stranger Things: The First Shadow coming to Broadway in 2025.

Stephen Daldry FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Stephen Daldry been nominated for?

Stephen Daldry has been nominated for various awards throughout his career. Some of his nominations include Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Inheritance," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Inheritance," and Best Director at the Evening Standard Awards for "An Inspector Calls." He has also received nominations for his work on productions such as "The Jungle," "The Audience," "Skylight," "Billy Elliot the Musical," and "Machinal." Daldry's talent and contribution to the theater have been recognized through nominations in a variety of prestigious award ceremonies.

What awards has Stephen Daldry won?

Stephen Daldry has won several awards including Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for The Inheritance, Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for The Inheritance, and Special Citations at the Obie Awards for The Jungle. He also won Best Direction of a Musical at the BroadwayWorld Awards for Billy Elliot, Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Billy Elliot the Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for Billy Elliot, The Musical. Additionally, Daldry won Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Billy Elliot. His other wins include Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for An Inspector Calls, Best Director of a Play at the Olivier Awards for Machinal, Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for An Inspector Calls, Best Director of a Play at the Olivier Awards for An Inspector Calls, and Best Director at the Evening Standard Awards for An Inspector Calls.

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