Finn den Hertog

Finn den Hertog works as a director, writer and actor across stage, screen and radio. He trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduating in 2007.

Recent directing credits include the award-winning The Afflicted (groupwork) and Square Go (Francesca Moody Productions) which played two sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018/19 and a run off-Broadway in spring of this year.

Other directing work includes: Anatomy of A Suicide (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Escaped Alone (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh/Luminate Festival) Signs Preceding The End of The World (Lyceum/Edinburgh Book Festival) TBCTV (A collaboration with designer Chloe Lamford at Somerset House Studios); Men In Blue, Ten New Messages (Young Vic); Light Boxes (Grid Iron); Squash (Oran Mor/Traverse).

He has worked as associate and assistant director on productions at the Young Vic, National Theatre, St Ann’s Warehouse and in London’s West End.He is a regular visiting director for the University of Edinburgh’s MSc Playwriting course and has worked as a workshop leader and facilitator for a number of theatres including the Royal Court, Old Vic and Donmar Warehouse.


Finn is co-director of groupwork, a Scottish based company specialising in highly physical cross-discipline theatre. They were recently named in The List Magazine’s 2019 Hot 100.

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Finn Den Hertog at the National Theatre of Scotland:

The Enemy

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