2013 Writes and directs MIND HACKERS for BBC

Radio 4.


2010 Writes and


for BBC Radio 3.

2008 Directs Gribbin's new opera CROSSING THE SEA.


2006 Directs Brian Friel's new play


2005 Co-creates, with Deirdre Gribbin, and directs THE VENUS BLAZING TOUR, featuring the Britten Sinfonia [more...] 2004 Adapts, directs and produces EMBERS by Sandor Marai with Patrick Stewart for BBC Radio. [Audio MP3 1.4mb] 2001 Writes, directs and produces MY MONTH WITH CARMEN about his mother’s fight with cancer for BBC Radio. [more...] 1996 Directs Spoken Word CD of FEAR AND LOATHING with Harry Dean Stanton and Jim Jarmusch.
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1995 Commissions and directs BORDERS OF PARADISE and wins the Writer’s Guild “Best Regional Play” Award. [more...] 1993 Directs Helena-Bonham Carter in a new version of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE. [more...] 1990 Jerry Hall in BUS STOP transfers the West End from the Watford Palace Theatre. [more...] 1987 Directs Helen Mirren in Edna O’Brien’s version of MADAME BOVARY [more...] 1986 Appointed Artistic Director of the Watford Palace Theatre, a 700 seat pre-West End theatre on the outskirts of London. 1984 His version of DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON appears at the Edinburgh Festival and wins 'Critic’s Choice'. 1982 Lou’s first production there, FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, transfers to London’s West End. [more...] 1982 Gate Theatre expands to the custom built Latchmere Theatre, Battersea [more...] 1979 Founding Director of the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, UK [more...]