Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle’s theatre work includes Cinders, Salonika, Victory, The Genius, Panic, Saved and The Grace of Mary Traverse at the Royal Court, where he was Artistic Director of the Theatre Upstairs from 1982-85 and Deputy Director from 1985-87. For the RSC: The Pretenders, The Last Days of Don Juan (by Nick Dear, after Tirso de Molina), Hess Is Dead, The Silent Woman and The Bite of the Night. Also Two Planks and a Passion at Greenwich Theatre.

On TV, he has directed Strumpet, Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, Not Even God Is Wise Enough, Mr Wroe’s Virgins, Inspector Morse, Arise and Go Now, For the Greater Good, The Hen House, Monkeys: The Delorean Tapes, The Night Watch, The Venus de Milo Instead and Scout.

His films include 127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire (winner of 8 Academy Awards), Sunshine, Millions, 28 Days Later, Alien Love Triangle, The Beach, A Life Less Ordinary, Trainspotting and Shallow Grave (Alexander Korda BAFTA Award for Best British Film).