Michael Boyd

Michael Boyd was the Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2002-2012, where he was also Associate Director from 1996-2002. Michael was the Founding Artistic Director of the Tron Theatre, Glasgow from 1985 – 1996.

His work Tamburlaine was winner of the Obie, Drama Desk & Drama League Awards in 2015

Previous theatre works includes Tamburlaine, Antony and Cleopatra, The Grain Store, As You Like It, Richard II, Henry IV, I and II, Henry V, Richard III, Complete Works Festival, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, The Tempest, Rome and Juliet, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Troilus and Cressida, Measure for Measure, Much Ado About Nothing, The Spanish Tragedy, The Broken Heart (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Cherry Orchard (Bristol Old Vic & Royal Exchange Manchester); The Open Room (Theatre Royal Bath & The Print Room), Pelleas Et Melisande (Garsington Opera), The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide To Capitalism and Socialism With A Key To Scriptures (Hampstead Theatre, London), Eugene Onegin (Garsington Opera), Right Now (Traverse Theatre, Bush Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath) Tamburlaine (TFANA, New York), Orfeo (Roundhouse), The Big Meal (Theatre Royal Bath) World Shakespeare Festival (London Olympics), 7 Shakespeare Plays (Lincoln Center Festival) and further work with the Tron Theatre, Haymarket Theatre, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Clyde Theatre, Church Hill Theatre, Cambridge Theatre, Leicester Haymarket, Lyric Hammersmith, Adam Smith Centre, King’s Theatre Edinburgh, Mitchell Theatre, Crucible Theatre, Belgrade Theatre and Adam House Theatre.


A photograph of Sir Michael Boyd

Sir Michael Boyd



Medea (2020)

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