Christopher Luscombe read English at Cambridge University. He began his career as an actor, spending seven years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and went on to...Read More
Christopher Luscombe read English at Cambridge University. He began his career as an actor, spending seven years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and went on to appear at the National Theatre and in the West End.
His directing credits in London include The Shakespeare Revue (RSC and Vaudeville); Star Quality and The Madness of George III (Apollo); Home and Beauty (Lyric); Fascinating Aïda - One Last Flutter (Olivier Award nomination for Best Entertainment, Harold Pinter); The Comedy of Errors and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park); Enjoy (Gielgud); Alphabetical Order (Hampstead); When We Are Married (Olivier Award nomination for Best Revival, Garrick) and Travels with My Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory).
Other directing credits include Masterpieces (Birmingham Rep); Little Shop of Horrors and The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Things We Do for Love (Harrogate); Candida (Oxford Stage Company); The Likes of Us (Sydmonton); Arms and the Man (Salisbury); A Small Family Business (Watford); Hobson’s Choice (Sheffield); Hay Fever (Minneapolis) and tours of The Importance of Being Earnest, Tell Me on a Sunday, The Lady in the Van, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, Single Spies, Dandy Dick and Blue/Orange.
His production of The Rocky Horror Show is currently on tour in Australia, starring Craig McLachlan. In the spring will be directing Henry V for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and later this year he returns to the RSC to direct Love’s Labour’s Lost and Love’s Labour’s Won.Read Less
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