Jeremy Herrin trained as a theatre director at both the National Theatre and the Royal Court, where he became Deputy Artistic Director in 2008. Between 2000 and 2008 he was an Associate Director at Live Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne. Jeremy replaced Rupert Goold as Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre in September 2013
In 2007, he directed the UK premiere of David Hare's play, The Vertical Hour, as well as Polly Stenham's award-winning That Face at the Royal Court. That Face later transferred to London's West End, where it starred Lindsay Duncan and Matt Smith and was produced by Sonia Friedman. Two years later, in 2009, Jeremy directed Polly's second play, Tusk Tusk for which he was nominated for an Evening Standard Best Director Award.
Other work at the Royal Court includes EV Crowe's Hero, Richard Bean's The Heretic, Kin, Spur of the Moment, Off The Endz and The Priory, which won an Olivier Award for best Comedy. In 2012 Jeremy directed the Olivier-nominated This House, written by James Graham, at the National Theatre and was named as one of the Stage top 100. The production was revived at the Garrick Theatre at the end of 2016 and toured the UK in 2018.
In 2014 Jeremy directed the critically acclaimed adaptations of Hilary Mantel's novels Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies for the RSC and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Director. The productions transferred to the West End at the end of 2014 and opened on Broadway in April 2015. He also directed the Broadway production of Noises Off which opened in January 2016. His production of People, Places and Things at the National Theatre transferred to the Wyndhams Theatre in March 2016 and then to St Ann's Warehouse in October 2017.
Jeremy directed James Graham's Oliver Award winning Labour of Love which opened in November 2017 and his production of David Hare's The Moderate Soprano transferred from Hampstead Theatre to the West End in April 2018.
Political comedy about the Labour party
In the early days of the Industrial Revolution, the common land of England is under threat.
A coming-of-age story about friendship and standing up for what matters.
War play following eight ordinary men in the Battle of the Somme
New production of the political drama
Broadway production of Michael Frayn's comedy
New play from David Hare about the founding of Glyndebourne Opera House
Drama about a woman struggling with alcohol addiction in rehab
New production of David Hare's political drama
RSC dramatisations of of Hilary Mantel's novels
Play set in a 1930s boarding school.
Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy of manners and social embarrassment.
Globe production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy
Play based on collection of poems by Julia Darling about living with cancer
Richard Bean's play about a bread factory in Hull
Black comedy about a drug dealing family
Play about an anaesthetist in mourning for her husband
Modern retelling of the Orpheus myth
Offbeat look at the importance that letters hold in people's lives
Comedy about an actress travelling to Edinburgh
Brutal fable set in a timeless rural community
Radio adaptation of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of South Downs
Radio adaptation of the Terence Rattigan play
Broadcaster BBC Radio 3