Rachel is the Artistic Director of the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. She was previously Artistic Director of Perth Theatre and founding Artistic Director of Ransom Productions, Belfast. She has a PhD from the University of Ulster and wrote her doctoral thesis on Shakespeare’s Physical Text. Ransom’s first production, HURRICANE, about the snooker player Alex Higgins, won multiple awards and transferred to the West End. Recently, IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT, written by Gary Owen, transferred to the NT where it received extensive critical acclaim and won UK Theatre Awards best New Play 2016 and is the current winner of the James Tait Black award.
CATS Best Director nomination
UK Theatre Awards Best Director Nomination
UK Theatre Awards: Best Director nomination