Julian Woolford Theatre Director and Writer

DIRECTOR: PRODUCTIONS 2000 - 2005

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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN

By Julian Woolford and Richard John

Sevenoaks Playhouse

  
Photos: Bob Workman
'Julian Woolford directs, adapts and provides some fine lyrics to Richard John’s original music. The unique ballads, chorus numbers and up-tempo pieces certainly boost the production.'The Stage

'Would not look out of place in the West End' Sevenoaks Chronicle

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WALLFLOWERING

By Peta Murray

Sevenoaks Playhouse Studio

 

'A truly breathtaking, magical piece of theatre… Julian Woolford’s exceptional production…(Sarah) Wildor and (Adam) Cooper keep up a staggering level of energy and performance that leaves the audiences tripping the light fantastic.'  Kent Courier

   

'The polish and confidence of this production makes it a real treat to watch.'
The Stage


KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN

By Manuel Puig

Sevenoaks Playhouse Studio

  

'In this new production, Julian Woolford has sought to bring the terror of the past into the face of the present...Julian Woolford’s excellent production. The image we are left with is of an ideal love that captures the imagination and just won't let go. '  The Courier



WIND IN THE WILLOWS

By Julian Woolford and Richard John

Sevenoaks Playhouse

 
'Sevenoaks Playhouse, under its artistic director Julian Woolford, has been steadily building a reputation for quality theatre…Good natured and full of fun…John’s jaunty music, along with Woolford’s lyrics, play an effective part in the show’s storytelling…It should certainly make you smile.'
The Times
 

TURN OF THE SCREW

By Henry James, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher

Sevenoaks Playhouse Studio


CAROUSEL

By Rodgers and Hammerstein

British National Tour


 

‘***** Julian Woolford's excellent production is a three kleenex job which sent this reviewer's tear ducts into overdrive.’
Whatsonstage.com


FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

By Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

British National Tour
 


'This is a show of truly awesome proportions… an evening of pure entertainment.'
BBC Manchester



'UK Productions version of the classic musical oozes quality from beginning to end. There wasn’t an element of this production I could fault. From acting to lighting, set design to choreography, it was in a class of its own. The acting is superb, the choreography amazing, the dialogue humorous and the songs, played by a magnificent orchestra, catchy.'
Southampton Echo

 
‘Julian Woolford’s masterly direction of the villagers exodus from their homeland was as touching as it was poignant’
The Scotsman

MURDERED TO DEATH

By Peter Gordon

National Tour



'All the red herrings,  black looks and (almost) blue jokes anyone could wish for.'
Eastbourne Herald

'Wonderful spoof keep the audience guessing.' Hull Daily Mail