The Real Thing


  • Tue 03 Oct - Sat 14 Oct
  • Written by Tom Stoppard | Directed by Stephen Unwin | Starring Laurence Fox
    A Rose Theatre Kingston, Theatre Royal Bath and Cambridge Arts Theatre co-production

Lisa Blair

Associate Director

Directing credits include: The Country Girls (Chichester Festival Theatre); Faust x2 (Watermill Theatre); Herons (Guildhall School of Music & Drama); Spamalot (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Contractions (Sheffield Crucible); Love Story (Royal Academy of Music); The Man of Mode (Guildhall School of Music & Drama); Henry V (Cambridge Arts/Marlowe Society); I Didn’t Always Live Here (Finborough Theatre) and Country Music (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Short Plays, Readings and Workshops include: Deathwatch (The Print Room); Ariadne and the Minotaur (NT Studio); Stumpergrasse 31 (Arcola); The Ivory Keyboard, The Bistro and Let Go (National Theatre Cottesloe); Meteorite (RSC Studio); A Celebration of the Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (RSC); Glory Dazed (HMP & YOI Doncaster); The Dim and Popbitch (Theatre503); Fine Lines (Hampstead Theatre).

Associate credits: Lisa has acted as Associate to directors including Lindsay Posner, Rupert Goold, Michael Grandage, Daniel Evans and Nicholas Hytner amongst others.

Associate credits include: The Truth (Menier Chocolate Factory); The End of Longing (West End); The Moderate Soprano (Hampstead); American Buffalo (West End); The Merchant of Venice (Almeida & RSC); 30 Million Minutes: Dawn French (UK Tour); Other Desert Cities (Old Vic); Henry V (West End); She Stoops to Conquer & A Little Hotel on the Side (Theatre Royal Bath); One Man, Two Guvnors (Haymarket); Noises Off (Old Vic & West End); The Homecoming (RSC); The History Boys (Theatre Royal Bath & UK Tour); When We Are Married (West End); The Count of Monte Cristo & The Secret Garden: The Musical (West Yorkshire Playhouse). Lisa is the Chairwoman of the Equity Directors and Designers Committee.