Franny Rafferty | British Youth Music Theatre

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Franny Rafferty

Franny Anne Rafferty BA (De Mont), MA (Lond)

Pronouns; they/she

Training: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama.

Recipient of the MGCFutures 2017 Assistant Director Award with Mercury Colchester.

Current project/s: director Harry and Greta (BYMT at the New Wolsley); project lead Twelfth Night (ICTheatre, Brighton); associate director A Sherlock Carol (2023 Season, Marylebone Theatre); director attached to Barlow & Smith’s new musical Vanya’s; and writing-developing Wreckclaimation.

Previous credits as Director: Michael Friedman and Alex Timbers' Love's Labour's Lost (LSMT at the Union Theatre); Bare: A Pop Opera (Chichester Conservatoire at The Alexandra, Bognor Regis); Legally Blonde (Mountview, London); Lysistrata Jones (ArtsEd, London); UK Premiere The Little Prince by James D. Reid & Nicholas Lloyd Webber (ICTheatre, Brighton); More Light by Bryony Lavery (Online rehearsed reading, Drink The Ink & Magnetic Studios); Saving Rachel (Fertility Fest 2019, Olympia); Vanya's by Barlow & Smith (MMD workshop); The Field by Lydia Thomson for Rapid Write Response (Theatre 503); A West End Christmas (Cadogen Hall); The Fun Club presents… [Working Title] (Camden People’s Theatre); Jonathan Larson's Tick, tick... Boom!and The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan (Bridewell Theatre).

As Associate Director: Bugsy Malone (UK Tour and Alexandra Palace); A Sherlock Carol (Marylebone Theatre); SIX The Musical (UK Tour, West End and NCL Cruises 2019-2022); Turn Of The Screw (UK Tour 2019); The Rink (Southwark Playhouse); Titanic The Musical (UK /Ireland Tour and Hamburg State Opera); and Spamalot (UK Tour 2018).

As Assistant Director: Pickle Jar (Soho Theatre); Turn of the Screw (Mercury Colchester and UK Tour 2018); Ever Onward Workshop (The Other Palace); and Spamalot (UK Tour 2017).

Represented by Gavin Barker Associates