About the Author
Founded in 2001 by actors Oliver Dimsdale and Ferdy Roberts and musician Tim Phillips, Filter is a company that brings together actors, musicians, technicians, designers, writers and directors to create new works of original theatre as well as thrilling incarnations of existing texts, resulting in a platform for some of the most exciting theatre work around. Filter's highly acclaimed productions include Faster (BAC/tour), Woyzeck (NT Studio/Lyric Hammersmith), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (NT), Twelfth Night (RSC) and Three Sisters (Lyric Hammersmith).From 2005 to 2008, David Farr was the Artistic Director of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. He was joint Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic from 2002 to 2005 and Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, London, from 1995 to 1998. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the Young Vic and the National Theatre of Czech Republic.