Peter is a freelance theatre director. He was the Associate Director for SlungLow, on their year-long epic - Flood by James Phillips - for Hull City of Culture 2017. He is currently a Resident Director on the RSC's Summer 2018 Season, where he most recently directed What I Found In The River by Nima Taleghani. Last year he also worked as a Performance Director on Taxi Tales – a TV production by Tamasha Theatre for BBC Performance Live.
Peter was the Hospital Club’s Emerging Creative for Theatre and Performance in 2016, and was awarded the RSC Buzz Goodbody Director’s Award for his production of Jerusalem at NSDF 2013.
Whilst Resident Director for Sheffield Theatres in 2015, Peter founded and directed the Sheffield Theatres New Writers’ Programme; a course for early-career professional theatre writers that offered opportunities to develop new pieces of work to be staged at the Crucible, including Here Lie The Remains of MERCY by Mufaro Makubika, which Peter went on to direct and produce in a full production at Theatre Delicatessen in 2016.
Other directing includes work for SBC Theatre, Sheffield Theatres, Aberdeen Music Hall and the Southwark Playhouse. Other associate/assistant directing includes work for the RSC, SlungLow, Sheffield Theatres, ATG, Bath Theatre Royal, Arts Educational, and James Phillips’ City Stories Company at the St James’ Theatre. Peter trained on the Theatre Directing MFA at Birkbeck.