• 1884 - 1953

    In 1884, actor-manager Charles Dillon set out to build Stratford’s first permanent playhouse.  With James George Buckle...

  • 1953 - 1979

    In 1945, a group of actors and artists formed the Theatre Workshop, a new theatre company.  Their goal was to involve ar...

  • 1979 - 2004

    In 1979, Philip Hedley became the new artistic director, having previously worked as an assistant to Joan Littlewood.  T...

  • 2004 - Present

    In September 2004, Kerry Michael, a second-generation Greek Cypriot and an associate director of the theatre, became the...

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