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									FRANK DUNLOP
DIRECTOR

Frank Dunlop was Director of the Edinburgh International Festival for eight
years. He read English at University College London where he is now a
Fellow. He studied theatre with Michael St Denis at the Old Vic School in
London. He has directed theatres and companies in Manchester, Coventry,
Bristol and New York; opened the New Nottingham Playhouse, and created
The Pop Theatre Company at the Edinburgh Festival, which included Flora
Robson, Laurence Harvey, Jim Dale, Bernard Bresslaw, Jane Asher, Cleo
Laine, Denise Coffey, Robin Bailey, Hywel Bennett and many other
distinguished actors. Laurence Olivier and the board of the National Theatre
invited him to join as Associate Director and later also as Administrator in
1968. His productions there included THE WHITE DEVIL, THE CAPTAIN
OF KOPENICK and HOME AND BEAUTY. Whilst at the National he also
built and directed The Young Vic Theatre. His West End productions include
SON OF OBLOMOV (with Spike Milligan), TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD and
LES FRERES JACQUES. At the RSC he directed SHERLOCK HOLMES
which ran for nearly two years in New York, where he also directed
SCAPINO and CAMELOT with Richard Burton. The original production of
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT was created
by him at the Edinburgh Festival with The Young Vic Company. Besides
America, Mr Dunlop has directed in France, Belgium, Norway, Holland,
Australia, Mexico and many other countries. SCAPINO, which he wrote, has
been performed in Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, French, Norwegian, Danish
and English. He directed the first two years of the BAM theatre co in New
York. His company included Ellen Burstyn, Rosemary Harris, Blythe Danner,
Rex Harrison, George Rose, Denholm Elliot, Rene Auberjinois, Richard
Dreyfus, Tom Hulce, Stephen Collins amongst others. His opera productions
THE ROSSINI GALA, at Versailles and OBERON at the Edinburgh Festival
and Frankfurt were subsequently presented on television and video world-
wide and most recently, L'ELISIR DE L'AMOUR with Barbara Hendricks at
the Lyons Opera. The most recent ELISIR was also filmed with Roberto
Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu. His production of CARMEN was seen at the
Royal Albert Hall. Frank recently adapted Kressmann Taylor's ADDRESS
UNKNOWN for the stage and directed the premiere production at the
Promenade Theatre in New York. Mr Dunlop was awarded the CBE in 1977
and created Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Literature by the French
Government in 1987.


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