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Director and theatre maker of devised and scripted new work

Lucy Wray
Lucy Wray

Lucy Wray

Lucy Wray is a Director, dramaturg, and theatre maker based in London.

She is currently Resident Director at the Almeida Theatre, working on The Tragedy of King Richard the Second directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.

For the New Diorama 2018 Season she directed Left My Desk (Lost Watch)

As a companion piece to the play, Lucy also directed the short film, Left My Desk, which was screened in the theatre after the show.

Directing credits include:

Celebrate by Callum Cameron (VAULT Festival 2019)

Boots by Jessica Butcher (VAULT Festival) [Highly Commended Award]

COW by Jessica Barker-Wren (Theatre Royal Plymouth; Wilton's Music Hall; The Bike Shed Exeter; Offbeat Festival; Underbelly Edinburgh)

RUN by Stephen Laughton (The Bunker) [Nominated for Best Production and Best Actor at the Off West End Awards]

They Built It. No One Came. by Callum Cameron (UK Tour; Pleasance, Edinburgh 2016)

EGGS by Florence Keith Roach (VAULT Festival)

Goodstock by Olivia Hirst (Greenwich Theatre/New Diorama/Pleasance Edinburgh).

As Dramaturg:

My Uncle is Not Pablo Escobar by Tom Ross Williams (In Development, BAC)

Give Me Your Skin by Tom Ross Williams & Oonagh Murphy (BAC)


Lucy is a Script Reader for the National Theatre and for Mammoth Screen.

Lucy Wray is Associate Director with METIS (We Know Not What We May Be dir. Zoe Svendsen, Barbican) (World Factory dir. Zoe Svendsen & Simon Daw, Young Vic/New Wolsey).

She was co-Artistic Director of Populace, a theatre company set up in response to anti-cuts protests in March 2011 which ran until 2016. With Populace, Lucy performed work at the Bush, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Lyric Hammersmith, Ovalhouse and Rich Mix.

She collaborates with writer and performer Jessica Barker-Wren as MACAW.

Lucy Wray trained at Oxford School of Drama and has a degree in English Language & Literature. She speaks fluent Spanish having lived in Mexico and Chile.

Director, theatre maker, performer

Director and theatre maker of devised and scripted new work