Paul Robinson is Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Theatre503. He is a fervent advocate of new writing and has developed new plays at many of the country's leading theatres. Having graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, he received an Arts Council Bursary to The Manchester Royal Exchange. He was further selected to attend the National Theatre's Advanced Directors' Course and was a Staff Director at The National Theatre for three years.
For Theatre503: Land of Our Fathers, The Life of Stuff, Desolate Heaven, Life for Beginners, The Swallowing Dark, Salt Meets Wound, They Have Oak Trees In North Carolina (503/Radio4), The Lifesavers (Colchester/TMA Award Nomination), Manor House (Latitude Festival), Porn: The Musical (Best New Musical Award, The Offies), Epic (Latitude Festival) and The Charming Man (Best Director nomination, The Offies)
Other theatre credits include the West End premiere of Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye (ETT/Trafalgar Studios), Breakfast with Mugabe (Bath Theatre Royal), Who Killed Mr Drum? (Riverside Studios), World's End (Pleasance/Trafalgar Studios) and the West End transfer of Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll.