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Sean Foley is an award-winning actor, writer and director. He co-founded the right size, creating over ten original comedies for the theatre including the Olivier Award winning THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE (Best Comedy 2002) and DO YOU COME HERE OFTEN (Best Entertainment 1999). His new version of Thomas Middleton's A MAD WORLD, MY MASTERS opened at the RSC to great reviews in June. Next came PERFECT NONSENSE, the Jeeves & Wooster comedy at the Duke of York's. Meanwhile, he is writing a new version of AMADEE for Birmingham Rep and a comedy for television based upon THE PICKWICK PAPERS for Kudos/BBC. Sean is currently directing I CAN'T SING, Harry Hill's musical take on The X Factor, previewing from 27th February.


Theatre

JEEVES & WOOSTER: PERFECT NONSENSE
Duke of York's Theatre
Starring Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen; produced by Mark Goucher Ltd

THE LADYKILLERS (Liverpool Everyman, Gielgud Theatre, UK Tour) - 2013
Vaudeville Theatre, London
Received five Olivier nominations, for Best Director, Best New Play, Best Set Design, Best Sound Design and Best Actress
Produced by Fiery Angel

A MAD WORLD, MY MASTERS (RSC) - 2013
by Thomas Middleton, Swan Theatre, Stratford

BEN HUR (Watermill Theatre/Fiery Angel) - June 2012
Written by Patrick Barlow with Sean Foley
Directed by Sean Foley and Patrick Barlow

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW (Vaudeville Theatre/MJE Productions) - Opened May 2012
Starring Omid Djali, Tim McInnerny and Samantha Bond

THE PAINKILLER (Lyric Belfast) - 2011
Starring Kenneth Branagh & Rob Brydon

THE CRITIC/THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND (Chichester Festival Theatre) - 2010
(co-directed with Jonathan Church)

THE ARMSTRONG AND MILLER SHOW LIVE - UK Tour - 2010
(Director)

ARTURO BRACHETTI: CHANGE (The Garrick)
(writer / director)
Produced by Just for Laughs/Mark Rubinstein
Nominated for 2010 Oliver Best Entertainment

JOAN RIVERS: A WORK IN PROGRESS (Edinburgh Festival & Leicester Square Theatre) 2008

NINA CONTI’S EVOLUTION  (Soho Theatre) 2009
(co-writer / director)

THE FULL CONTI (Melbourne Festival) 2008
Barry Award

A LIABILITY (Royal Court “Rough Cut”) 2007 (Writer and Actor) Dir. Terry Johnson

PINTER'S PEOPLE (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) 2007

DUCKTASTIC! (Albery Theatre) 2006
Nominated for an Olivier in Best Entertainment 2006 (Writer and Actor)

THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE (West End (Wyndham's Theatre) and Broadway (Lyceum)) 2003 Olivier Award – Best Comedy Nominated for a Tony Award 2003 (Writer and Actor)

BEWILDERNESS (Lyric Hammersmith and Tour) (Writer and Actor)

MR PUNTILLA AND HIS MAN MATTI (Almeida) (Writer and Actor)

DO YOU COME HERE OFTEN (Vaudeville) 1999 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment 1999 (Writer and Actor)

STOP CALLING ME VERNON (Lyric and UK tour) (Writer and Actor)

HOLD ME DOWN (Purcell Rooms and International Tour) (Writer and Actor) MOOSE (Purcell Rooms and Tour) (Writer and Actor)

FLIGHT TO FINLAND (AC) 2000 Best Comedy at Lille Festival 2000 (Writer and Actor)

PENNY DREADFUL (Theatre Bruges, London International Mime Festival, International Tour)

Radio
THE REMAINS OF FOLEY AND McCOLL (BBC Radio 4) Co-Writer, Dir. Lissa Evans

FOLEY AND McCOLL AGAIN BBC R4 FOLEY AND McCOLL : THIS WAY UP

Television:
FOLEY AND McCOLL : THIS WAY UP BBC 2

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