Previously at Chichester Gypsy (currently at the Savoy Theatre West End), A Month in the Country, Sweeney Todd (also West End) and Private Lives (also West End).
Joint Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre (1990-2002) which he founded as a full-time producing theatre. His productions included When We Dead Awaken, All for Love, Medea (also West End and Broadway), The School for Wives, Gangster No 1, Tartuffe, The Life of Galileo, The Rules of the Game, Ivanov (also Moscow), The Government Inspector, Naked (also West End), The Tempest, Hamlet (also Broadway), Richard II, Coriolanus (also New York / Tokyo), Phèdre, Britannicus (also West End and New York), Plenty (West End), Lulu (also Washington), Platonov and King Lear.
Other theatre work includes Le Cid, Mother Courage and Her Children, The False Servant, Oedipus, Emperor and Galilean (all National Theatre), Man of La Mancha (Broadway), Hamlet (Japan), Hecuba (Donmar), As You Desire Me (West End), The Country Wife, The Sea, Marguerite (all Theatre Royal Haymarket), Faith Healer (Dublin and Broadway), Good People (Hampstead Theatre and West End).
Opera includes Elektra, Die Frau ohne Schatten (Mariinsky St Petersburg), The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne / Paris / New York), Tosca, Manon Lescaut (Royal Opera House), A Child of Our Time, The Flying Dutchman (ENO / Royal Danish Opera), Lucio Silla, Kát'a Kabanová, The Tempest, The Marriage of Figaro (Santa Fe), The Turn of the Screw, Don Giovanni and Hippolyte et Aricie (Glyndebourne).