French Without Tears

Terence Rattigan

French Without Tears

Paul Miller


Paul Miller is Artistic Director of the Orange Tree where he has directed Bernard Shaw’s The Philanderer and Widowers’ Houses, Doris Lessing’s Each His Own Wilderness and The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd by DH Lawrence. Between 2009 and 2014 he was an Associate Director at Sheffield Theatres, where his productions included Wonderful Tennessee by Brian Friel, The Winter’s Tale, The Daughter-in-Law by DH Lawrence, Democracy by Michael Frayn (which transferred to the Old Vic), Hamlet with John Simm and True West by Sam Shepard.

For the National Theatre he has directed The History Boys (revival for the West End and UK tour), Baby Girl by Roy Williams, DNA by Dennis Kelly, The Miracle by Lin Coghlan, The Enchantment by Victoria Benedictsson, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads by Roy Williams in the Cottesloe, and The Associate by Simon Bent in The Loft.

Other work includes Elling, adapted by Simon Bent (Trafalgar Studios); The History Boys (Center Theatre Group, LA); Total Eclipse by Christopher Hampton (Menier Chocolate Factory); French Without Tears by Terence Rattigan (English Touring Theatre); Not the Love I Cry For by Robin Hooper (Arcola); A Life in the Theatre by David Mamet (Setagaya Public Theatre, Japan); Sugar Sugar, Goldhawk Road, Bad Company by Simon Bent and Kingfisher Blue by Lin Coghlan (Bush Theatre), Mercy by Lin Coghlan (Soho); The Marriage of Figaro (English Touring Opera at Hackney Empire); Mean Tears by Peter Gill, Accomplices by Simon Bent and Mr England by Richard Bean (Sheffield Theatres); Honeymoon Suite by Richard Bean (Royal Court); Fragile Land by Tanika Gupta (Hampstead); Four Knights in Knaresborough by Paul Webb (UK tour); A Penny for a Song by John Whiting (Oxford Stage Company/Whitehall Theatre); Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno (Gate); Hushabye Mountain by Jonathan Harvey (ETT/Hampstead); Rosmersholm by Ibsen (Southwark Playhouse) and The Robbers by Schiller (Latchmere). 

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