Cahoots Theatre Company and Gale Productions in association with Park Theatre present

The Dame

By Katie Duncan

IAN TALBOT I DIRECTOR
KATIE DUNCAN I WRITER
PETER HUMPHREY I SET DESIGN
JAMES SMITH I LIGHTING DESIGN
GEORGIA DUNCAN I SOUND RECORDING AND SOUND EFFECTS
JOHN LEONARD I SOUND CONSULTANT
DUNCAN REEVES I COSTUMES
AMIT LAHAV I MOVEMENT CONSULTANT
GORDON RENDER I PHOTOGRAPHER
ROBERT WORKMAN I PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHER
ROY GOULD I STAGE MANAGER


Director Ian Talbot

Ian was Artistic and Managing Director of The Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park until 2008. He has been associated with the company since 1971.

For Regent’s Park: Babes In Arms; The Fantasticks; Lady Be Good; The Card; Kiss Me Kate; A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum; Oh, What A Lovely War; High Society; H.M.S. Pinafore; (all nominated for Olivier awards),The Pirates Of Penzance (Olivier nomination for Best Director 2000), Much Ado About Nothing; Androcles And The Lion; Look Here Old Son; The Two Gentlemen Of Verona; Twelfth Night; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; A Connecticut Yankee; The Comedy Of Errors; Paint Your Wagon; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; The Music Man; Where’s Charley?; Camelot and the return of Lady Be Good and The Boyfriend.

Other directing credits include: The Secret Garden (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); Yeoman Of The Guard (Savoy Theatre); Peter Pan (Royal Festival Hall); High Society (Shaftesbury Theatre and National Tour); Pirates Of Penzance (West Yorkshire Playhouse and National Tour); Anything Goes (National Tour); Kiss Me Kate (Brisbane Festival); Noises Off (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Invisible Man and Charlie's Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory); Lend Me A Tenor (Gielgud Theatre); Doctor In The House (National Tour); Love Letters (Madinat Theatre, Dubai); Third FinGer, Left Hand (Trafalgar Studios); A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Old Globe Theatre); Afraid Of The Dark (Charing Cross Theatre); The Perfect Murder (National Tour); The mousetrap (St Martins Theatre); annie get your gun (UK Tour); Dead Simple (UK Tour);  Dead Sheep (Park Theatre & UK Tour), PERFECT MURDER (UK Tour), MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET (UK Tour); NOT DEAD ENOUGH (UK Tour); ALEX SALMOND (Edinburgh Festival); EUGENIUS! (The Other Palace), ONCE SEEN ON BLUE PETER - MAKES, BAKES & OUTTAKES (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh), FAWLTY TOWERS: THE OFFICIAL DINING EXPERIENCE (Radisson, Bloomsbury), THE DAME (Dome, Edinburgh & Park Theatre) and THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL (UK Tour).

Ian has also directed many Pantomimes for First Family & QDOS.

Ian was awarded the O.B.E. in 2007 in the New Years honors for his services to the arts.