Kathryn Hunter

Kathryn Hunter is an Olivier Award-winning Actress and Director.

Previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes: Richard III, The Taming of the Shrew (2003). Kathryn also directed Pericles (2005) and The Comedy of Errors (1999).

Previous theatre credits include : The Chairs, Whistling Psyche, Doña Rosita (Almeida), Happy Days, Far Away (Bouffes du Nord), Timon Of Athens, Antony & Cleopatra and King Lear (RSC), Fragments (Bouffe du Nord / TFANA New York), WHY, The Valley of Astonishment (Bouffe du Nord / Young Vic) , Prometheus Unbound (Epidaurous Festival), The House of Bernarda Alba (Manchester Royal Exchange), The Emperor, Kafka’s Monkey (Young Vic, HOME Manchester and TFANA, New York); Sotto Voce (Asolo Theatre, Florida), Cyrano De Bergerac (Southwark Playhouse), Hearts (dir. Robert Lepage for Ex Machina), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (dir. Julie Taymor for TFANA, New York), A Tender Thing (RSC/Northern Stage), One Green Bottle and The Diver (Tokyo Metropolitan / Soho / European tour), The Bee (Tokyo, Soho, New York, Hong Kong), Yerma (Arcola), Calixto Bieito’s Celestina (King’s Theatre, Edinburgh), Macbeth, Electra (Leicester Haymarket), The Rose Tattoo and The Devils (Theatr Clwyd), Live Like Pigs, The Recruiting Officer, Our Country’s Good (Royal Court), The Hypochondriac (Lyric Hammersmith), Women of Troy (The Gate), Romeo & Juliet (Watermill), Spoonface Steinberg (Ambassadors, Washington), Mother Courage (Shared Experience), and The Skriker, The Visit (National Theatre) – for which she won an Olivier Award for Best Actress.

As long-term associate of Théâtre de Complicité her credits include: The Visit (Olivier Best Actress Award), Foe, Out of the House Walked a Man, Anything for a Quiet Life, Help! I’m Alive and The Winter’s Tale.

Television credits include; Les Misérables (Lookout Point / BBC), Flowers (Kudos / Channel 4), Rome (HBO), Black Earth Rising, NCS: Manhunt, Silent Witness and Grushko (BBC).

Film includes: The Tragedy of Macbeth (dir. Joel Coen. Apple TV+), Poor Things (Searchlight Pictures); Pilrgim (Star Wars Series); Landscapers (NBC/HBO), Tale of Tales (Archimede Film), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Toronto/London Film Festivals), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Warner Bros. Pictures), The Baby of Macon (All Arts), Maria’s Child (BBC Films), Orlando (Adventure Pictures), and All or Nothing (Thin Man Films).

Directing credits include; Napoleon Disrobed (Told By An Idiot), Out of Blixen (Print Room), Othello (RSC), The Birds (National Theatre), Mr Puntila and his man Matti (Almeida, Albery, Traverse), Wiseguy Scapino (Theatre Clwyd), The Glory of Living (Royal Court), and My Perfect Mind (Young Vic and tour).