Richard Wilson

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Associate Director of Sheffield Theatres, Richard Wilson, directs Straight, marking his return to the Bush since appearing in Whipping It Up in 2006. For Sheffield Theatres, his work includes Lungs (as part of The Roundabout Season by Paines Plough), That Face and The Pride. A multi award-winning actor, his many other directing credits include extensive work for the Royal Court, including Rainbow Kiss, The Woman Before, Under the Whaleback, A Day in the Dull Armour/Grafitti, Where Do We Live, Nightingale and Chase, I Just Stopped By to See the Man and Mr Kolpert. His other credits include East Coast Chicken Supper (Traverse Theatre), Primo (National Theatre/South Africa/Hampstead and Broadway), Playing the Victim (Sheffield Theatres/Traverse/Royal Court/tour), as well as work for the West End, Chichester, Manchester Royal Exchange, Lyric Hammersmith.