Tamara is a graduate of the University of Bristol and has been working as a director of new and classic plays in the UK and abroad since 2001. She spent 2011 as Associate Director of the Bush Theatre and was part of the first three productions in the Bush’s new home, directing Where’s My Seat?, five of the Sixty-Six Books and The Kitchen Sink, the award-winning play by Tom Wells. In 2010, she directed the plays that form an integral part of the film Anonymous, from director Roland Emmerich. Further work includes: Hello/Goodbye and Blue Heart Afternoon (Hampstead Theatre); Educating Rita and Smash (Menier Chocolate Factory), Tell Me on a Sunday (UK tour); Dancing at Lughnasa (Birmingham Rep), Bedroom Farce (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Importance of Being Earnest (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); and Plague Over England (Finborough Theatre and West End). She is currently directing From Here To Eternity, a new musical by Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson that will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October 2013.