Rebecca Gatward appeared at a previous festival. View this year's speakers here.

Rebecca Gatward

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Rebecca is a freelance Television and Theatre Director.  She has directed for DOCTORS, EASTENDERS and CASUALTY since Aug 2008 when she started directing Television Drama. In Aug 2009 she graduated from the BBC’s Director’s Academy.

Theatre credits as Director include:

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS for Shakespeare’s Globe 2009 & 2010.  THE MERCHANT OF VENICE for Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2007.  THE INDIAN BOY (2006) by Rona Munro for the RSC Complete Works Festival; THE CANTERBURY TALES (2006) RSC TOUCHED by Stephen Lowe (2008 Salisbury Playhouse); YIKES! (2005 Unicorn Theatre); CANCER TALES (2005 New Wolsey Theatre Studio); OLD KING COLE (2004 Unicorn at the Cochrane Theatre); THYESTES (2003 RSC The Other Place) THE ACCRINGTON PALS (2002 West Yorkshire Playhouse); THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK (2002 Bristol Old Vic); THE MAGIC TOYSHOP (2001 Shared Experience: Soho Theatre and national tour); THE THREE BIRDS (collaboration between Gate Theatre and NT Studio ; VENECIA (2000 Gate Theatre). She also restaged THIS IS OUR YOUTH with Matt Damon and Casey Affleck (2002 Garrick Theatre).

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