A director of international theatre, documentary and radio.

Susannah Tresilian’s work is focussed on political and social theatre to inspire change.  She stages innovative new writing and translations of new European works, and works with actors in their native languages.

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written by Sara Pascoe, with original music by Emmy the Great
at Nottingham Playhouse (15-30 Sept) and York Theatre Royal (4-12 Oct)

“immensely enjoyable.. I wish I could have taken my teenage self.”
**** The Sunday Times

“Somehow, an inspired creative team and a game company have made Pride and Prejudice fresh again, and that’s no small achievement.” Exeunt Magazine

“It can’t have been easy, yet the creatives have managed to make it fresh and fun, whilst raising pertinent questions.” **** WhatsOnStage

“Overall, it achieves precisely what the novel sets out to achieve, but more successfully for a modern audience… It is, in short, precisely what we wish any profoundly valuable, yet dated piece of literature could be.”
10/10 from Impact Magazine, University of Nottingham


Formerly producer of Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 and The Arts Hour on
BBC World Service, now produces the Books Podcast at The Guardian.


She produced a documentary ‘Theatre of the Abused‘ for BBC Radio 4,
presented by April de Angelis.


She interviewed playwright Tena Štivičić for the National Theatre In Conversation podcast.


She has founded ARIADNE, an organisation working with women who are making theatre in conflicted-affected areas: theatre to inspire change.

My Mother Medea, National Theatre of Cyprus

My Mother Medea, National Theatre of Cyprus

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