Daniel Evans is Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, where he has directed This Is My Family, Flowers for Mrs Harris, Me and My Girl, Quiz, Fiddler on the Roof and Forty Years On. Previously, he was Artistic Director at Sheffield Theatres (2009-16) where he directed An Enemy of the People, Racing Demon, Othello, My Fair Lady, Macbeth, The Full Monty, This Is My Family, Anything Goes, The Sheffield Mysteries, Oliver!, The Effect, Show Boat and Flowers for Mrs Harris. As an actor, he appeared in Company, The Pride, Cloud Nine and The Tempest.
In the West End, he has directed Quiz, Show Boat, The Full Monty and American Buffalo. In 2019, he directedThe Light in The Piazza at London’s Royal Festival Hall and as part of LA Opera’s 2019 Autumn season.
As an actor, Daniel’s theatre credits include Henry V, Coriolanus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Measure for Measure and Cymbeline (RSC); Cardiff East, Peter Pan, Troilus and Cressida, Candide and The Merchant of Venice (National Theatre); Merrily We Roll Along (Olivier Award) and Grand Hotel (Donmar Warehouse); Ghosts (ETT); Sunday in the Park with George (Olivier Award) and Total Eclipse (Menier Chocolate Factory); Other People, Cleansed, Where Do We Live and 4:48 Psychosis (Royal Court).
Television includes The Passion, Doctor Who, The Virgin Queen, Spooks, Love in a Cold Climate, Great Expectations, Daniel Deronda and To the Ends of the Earth.
Films include Les Misérables.