Emily Burns  |  Theatre Director
emailemilyburns(at)gmail(dot)com 










Adapter of Romeo and Juliet, an original film for television, National Theatre/Sky Arts/PBS

“Audacious and fleet-footed” (The Times)             “a hybrid wonder and full of intelligent invention” (Guardian)

“Half as long and twice as good” (New York Times)





Director of The Comeback at the Noël Coward Theatre

“Quicksilver capers, crisply directed” (Observer)             The Telegraph)

“It’s all an inch away from chaos and, since it’s perfectly timed and ruthlessly controlled, uproariously funny” (Variety)





Resident Director at the National Theatre

also working with the Bridge Theatre, the James Cousins Company, and the Shakespeare Theatre Company




Represented by Rose Cobbe, United Agents