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Martin Duncan

  • Director, Artistic/Stage


From 2003 to 2005, Martin Duncan was Joint Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre where his productions included: Cole Porter Out Of This World, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and The Government Inspector.

Other productions include: Man of La Mancha (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); The Blacks (Market Theatre of Johannesburg); The Comedy of Errors (Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin); The Rocky Horror Show (Munich & Milan).

Martin directed and co-wrote the scenario of the world première of The Nutcracker (Matthew Bourne/Opera North, Edinburgh International Festival).

Opera productions include: Ariadne Auf Naxos (Scottish Opera/Edinburgh Festival); The Gondoliers (ENO); HMS Pinafore (D’Oyly Carte); Xerxes, La Clemenza di Tito, The Rake’s Progress and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Munich); The Love For Three Oranges (Cologne); The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera, Royal Opera House); Albert Herring (Toronto); The Last Supper (Berlin/Glyndebourne);  L’heure Espagnole, Gianni Schicchi, Orpheus In The Underworld, The Thieving Magpie, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera North); The Adventures of Pinocchio (Opera North/Chemnitz/Minnesota); Mirandolina (Garsington Opera).

He was Associate Director on the Pet Shop Boys’ Performance Tour and has composed music for over 50 theatre productions.