A Christmas Carol

Adam Penford


Adam Penford is Artistic Director at Nottingham Playhouse. He trained at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

For Nottingham Playhouse credits include: The Clothes They Stood Up In, A Christmas Carol (& Alexandra Palace & worldwide cinema release), Piaf, Cinderella, Bubble, Holes (& UK Tour), An Enemy of the People, Coram Boy, The Madness of George III (& NT Live) and Dick Whittington and Wonderland.

For the National Theatre credits include: A Small Family Business (Olivier); Dorfman Opening Gala (Dorfman); Island (Cottlesloe); One Man Two Guvnors, Revival Director (West End/Broadway/UK and International Tour); and NT 50 Years on Stage, Associate Director (Olivier and BBC2).

Other Directing credits include: The Sound of Music (Chichester Festival Theatre); Committee (Donmar Warehouse); The Boys in The Band (Vaudeville/Park Theatre); Platinum (Hampstead Theatre); Unfaithful (Found 111); Watership Down (The Watermill Theatre); Deathtrap (Salisbury Playhouse/UK Tour); Ghost the Musical (The English Theatre, Frankfurt); Stepping Out (Salisbury playhouse) and The Machine Gunners and Run! (Polka Theatre).

Assistant/Associate Director credits include: The Winter’s Tale (Propeller at The Watermill Theatre); The Vagina Monologues (National Tour); 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (Bush Theatre); Imagine This (Theatre Royal, Plymouth); Dying For It (Almeida) and Charley’s Aunt (Oxford Playhouse).