Sir Trevor Nunn CBE is an English theatre director and a prominent figure in UK and US theatre

He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Director's Guild of Great Britain in 2003

Trevor has been the artistic director for the RSC (1968 -1986), the Royal National Theatre (1997- 2003), and the Theatre Royal Haymarket (2011 - present). His career has encompassed directing drama, opera and musicals for the stage, as well as works for film and television.

Trevor is a leading figure in theatre and has been responsible for many significant productions including the RSC's version of Dickens's The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby co-directed with John Caird and a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.

Trevor has directed many musicals in the non-subsidised sector including Cats (formerly the longest-running musical in Broadway's history), the first English production of Les Misérables (also alongside John Caird) and the Webber–Rice musical Cricket at Windsor Castle. Other musical directing credits include Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard, My Fair Lady, South Pacific, The Woman in White, Acorn Antiques: The Musical!, Porgy and Bess, Aspects of Love, Fiddler on the Roof and Identical.

Other theatre credits include The Royal Hunt of the Sun (2006), Rock ’n’ Roll, Birdsong and Flare Path. Screen credits include TV's King Lear, and the feature length Red Joan.

Trevor has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical, the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical, winning Tonys for Cats, Les Misérables and Nicholas Nickleby, and Olivier Awards for productions of Summerfolk, The Merchant of Venice, Troilus and Cressida, and Nicholas Nickleby.

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