Ranjit Bolt


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Cyrano de Bergerac 2012
Roundabout Theatre, New York
Director Jamie Lloyd
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Douglas Hodge, Patrick Page, Clemence Poesy & Kyle Soller

Translation of the classic play by Edmond Rostand.

The Last Horseman 2012
Theatre Canal Madrid
Producer Andrés Vicente Gómez and Arabian Horses Production
Director Ray Loriga
Writer Ranjit Bolt

Musical about a young Bedouin whose lifelong aim is to find a horse to ride into battle

The Grouch 2008
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Director Sarah Esdaile
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Allan Corduner, Denise Gough, Kate Miles & Steven Pinder

Update of Moliere's The Misanthrope

Chichester Festival Theatre
Creator Jean Anouilh
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Julien Ball, Peter Bowles, Joanna Brookes, Polly Brunt & Rebecca Cooper

A bitter sweet farce translated by Ranjit Bolt from Jean Anouilh's comic masterpiece

Cyrano De Bergerac 2006
Bristol Old Vic
Creator Edmond Rostand
Director Simon Reade
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Robert Bowman, Tim Freeman, Kristofer Gummerus, Louis Hilyer & Stephen Hudson

Translation of the classic play by Edmond Rostand

Hard Times 2006

Writer Ranjit Bolt

A musical version of Dickens' novel, with John Caird.

Director Gregory Doran
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Judi Dench & Simon Callow

A musical version of the play produced as the RSC's Christmas show

Tartuffe 2002
National Theatre
Director Lindsay Posner
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Martin Clunes, Clare Holman, David Threlfall, Sam Troughton & Margaret Tyzack

New translation of Moliere's Tartuffe

The Misanthrope 2000
Arena Stage
Director Penny Metropulos
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Carl Cofield, Michael Emerson, John Leonard Thompson, Lawrence Redmond & Nance Williamson

Adaptation of Moliere's play

Arturo Ui 1999
Melbourne Theatre Company
Director Simon Phillips
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Paul Bongiovanni, Paul Capsis, Michael Carman, Gerry Connolly & Patrick Cronin

Translation of Brecht's allegory about Hitler's rise to power

The School For Wives 1997
Piccadilly Theatre
Director Sir Peter Hall
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Peter Bowles, Gillian Kearney, Henry McGee & Eric Sykes

Translation of Moliere's play about a man who brings up a young girl with the intention of making her his wife

Le Cid 1994
National Theatre
Director Jonathan Kent
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Duncan Bell, Samantha Bond, Susan Lynch, Alan MacNaughtan & Edward de Souza

Translation of Pierre Corneille's tragicomedy

Lysistrata 1993
Liverpool Playhouse
Director Sir Peter Hall
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Diane Bull, Timothy Davies & Geraldine James

Adaptation of Aristophanes' play about a group of women who withhold sex to try and end the Peloponnesian War

The Venetian Twins 1993
Director Michael Bogdanov
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Mike Burnside, James Hayes, Ian Hughes, Jenny Quayle & Sian Radinger

Adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's play

Tartuffe 1991
Playhouse Theatre
Director Sir Peter Hall
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Paul Eddington, Felicity Kendal & John Sessions

Adaptation of Moliere's play

The Sisterhood 1991
Chicester Festival Theatre
Director Tony Britton
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Isla Blair, Neil Daglish, Colin Farrell, Melanie Jessop & Benjamin Whitrow

Adaptation of Moliere's comedy about academic pretension and female education

The Illusion 1990
Old Vic
Director Richard Jones
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Steven Beard, Duncan Bell, Dusty Gedge, Harmage Singh Kalirai & Rosalind Knight

Adaptation of Pierre Corneille's tragicomedy

The Liar 1989
Old Vic
Director Jonathan Miller
Writer Ranjit Bolt
Starring Desmond Barrit, Christopher Beaumont, Paul Besterman, Simon Dormandy & Debra Gillett

Adaptation of Pierre Corneille's farce

The Art of Translation

The Art of Translation

Losing It written by Ranjit Bolt

Losing It