Robert Icke

b. 1986

Robert Icke was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Robert Icke is a writer and theatre director. He is currently Associate Director at the Almeida, where his work has included new adaptations of Mary Stuart, Oresteia and 1984 (co-created with Duncan Macmillan), all of which transferred to the West End. His other recent work includes a new adaptation of Oedipus (Toneelgroep Amsterdam) and Hamlet (starring Andrew Scott, which played in the West End and was broadcast on BBC Two). He has won the Critics’ Circle, Evening Standard and UK Theatre awards for Best Director, and is the youngest ever winner of the Olivier Award for Best Director.

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