Gregory Thompson



Biography

Gregory gained a BSc Hons. in Mathematics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics and then trained at Sheffield Youth theatre, the National Theatre Studio and Theatre de Complicite before becoming Artistic Director of AandBC. He founded this theatre company in 1989 to create touring productions of classical and new drama. These included many productions for Lincoln's Inn Fields and Somerset House in London including Pericles, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure (BAC, Lincoln's Inn), Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It.

Other productions include Mahabharata, The Winter's Tale,The Rape of Lucrece and The Tale That Wags The Dog (a storytelling show about the relationships between men and women).

His recent production of Max Frisch's Andorra opened at the Young Vic theatre in 2001 and, in 2002, his production of The Tempest embarked on a major international tour to Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, Hong Kong and Trinidad after its premiere in London at Somerset House.
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