Hannah studied Drama at the University of Hull. Immediately after graduating, Hannah worked as Assistant Director to Matthew Warchus. She then won a Bursary from the prestigious Channel 4 Directors’ scheme and spent 18 months at Derby Playhouse. After the bursary she was invited to stay as Director in Residence for a further two years, directing a varied programme of work. During her time in Derby, Hannah was also responsible for developing new writing, working on over 15 world Premieres.
LITTLE WARS Starring Sophie Thomson and Juliet Stevenson
AMOUR – UK PREMIERE (Charing Cross Theatre), PACK OF LIES (Menier Chocolate Factory), FLASHDANCE (UK & International Tour) MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN (Southwark Playhouse), DOWN THE DOCK ROAD (Royal Court, Liverpool), SIDE SHOW - UK Premiere (Southwark Playhouse), MARRY ME A LITTLE (The Other Palace), THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE (Hull Truck / UK Tour), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Guildford Shakespeare Festival), PUSHING UP POPPIES - World Premiere (Theatre 503), WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Derby Theatre), THE TEMPEST (Guildford Shakespeare Festival), KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN (Hull Truck Theatre), THE SNOW QUEEN (Derby Theatre), TICK... TICK... BOOM! (West End) HORRID HENRY - LIVE AND HORRID! (West End / UK Tour) ABIGAIL'S PARTY (Northcott Theatre, Exeter), SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM (West End).
HARROGATE THEATRE 2003 - 2007
Side by Side by Sondheim / Putting it Together / Bouncers: The Fats Waller Musical / Ain't Misbehavin' / Ghosts / Camping Cleo / Emanuelle and Dick / The Fantasticks / Steaming / Talking Heads / House / Garden.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR CREDITS
Associate Director to Matthew Warchus.
ART (West End/ Broadway), BOEING BOEING (West End/ Broadway/Melbourne)