Delyth Jones – Artistic Director
Recent directing credits include: Dreams to Her Father – currently in development with Teasel Theatre Company with the support of Bristol Old Vic and Birmingham Mac, Brainsex (a Wellcome Trust funded piece for the Edinburgh Festival 2013) Dark Matters (made with two physicists, toured science festivals across the country), I’ll Show You Mine (Lion and Unicorn, London); The Historians (National Tour), Seminar (Pleasance, Edinburgh), The Baby Diary (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh). Other directing credits include: Lysistrata (Watford Palace Theatre and Hertfordshire Schools Tour), 27 Up (The Hive, Edinburgh), The Umbrella Birds: WC (Underbelly, Edinburgh and Arts Depot, London), The Cheese and Pineapple Club (Underbelly, Edinburgh), Tony Blair the Musical (Gilded Balloon and Tour), Bea (Hen and Chickens), The Rise and Fall of Deon Vonniget (Canal Cafe Theatre). She has worked extensively as an associate and assistant director in London and regionally. Delyth also works for Drama Centre at the University of the Arts, London.
Writing for theatre includes musicals Miracles at Short Notice, award-winning 2007 total Fringe sell-out show Tony Blair the Musical and his 2006 one-man show The Rise and Fall of Deon Vonniget. Other productions, as both a composer and musical director, include Theophilus Scatterdust’s Magical Gift and The Borrowers (Dreamshed Theatre), With Blacks (collaboration with Jack Thorne for the Alight Here Festival), Lysistrata (Watford Palace Theatre), NewsRevue (Canal Cafe Theatre) and a setting of new words by Andrew Motion for Bush Theatre’s Sixty-Six Books at Westminster Abbey. He has also scored several short films, written music for the choir of Westminster Abbey, Graham Johnson with The Songmakers’ Almanac at the Wigmore Hall, the choirs of St Paul’s Cathedral and Trinity College Cambridge, with recordings by the choirs of Girton and Selwyn and the chapel choir of Bedford school. He is the Director of Music at Westminster Abbey Choir School and his debut novel, More Tea, Jesus?, was published as an e-book last year.