In Wales, where he was born, Gareth was a founder Director of the Made in Wales Stage Company, presenting new Anglo-Welsh plays, and was an Artistic Director of Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre where he directed classics, new plays and the modern repertoire. At Salisbury Playhouse he was an Associate Artist and is an Associate Director of the US based Shakespeare company, ‘Actors From the London Stage’ which tours and teaches across America. As a freelance he has directed dozens of productions in theatres all over Britain, as well as in Europe and the USA.
Gareth specialises in creating solo shows with other writers and performers. These have included “Becoming Marilyn” by Bernie Byrnes and starring Issy van Randwyck, and “Sherlock Holmes – The Last Act” by David Stuart Davies, with Roger Llewellyn as Holmes. Currently touring the UK and internationally are “My Darling Clemmie” by Hugh Whitemore, with Rohan McCullough as Winston Churchill’s wife, Shakespeare’s “The Rape of Lucrece” with Gerard Logan, and the same actor as Oscar Wilde in his own dramatisation, “Wilde Without The Boy”. At the Edinburgh Fringe his productions of two plays by Gwynne Edwards and starring Rhodri Miles (“Dylan Thomas- Clown in the Moon” & “Burton”) were sell-outs and continue to tour internationally.
He directed his own five-handed comedy “Fondly Remembered” at London’s Tabard Theatre in the summer of 2015 and the play has been published by French’s. In 2017 his production of Hugh Whitemore’s play about John Betjamen starring Edward Fox (”Sand in the Sandwiches”) toured and played in the West End at the ‘Haymarket’ theatre.
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