Russell Bolam is a director, trained at Middlesex University and GITIS Academy of Theatre Arts, Moscow. His theatre credits include The Titanic Orchestra (Pleasance), Marriage (Assembly), Uncle Vanya (St James Theatre), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Ivan Vazov), Cyrano de Bergerac, Crushed Shells and Mud, Three Sisters, The Seagull, Shivered (Southwark Playhouse) Ghost From a Perfect Place, In Skagway, The Road to Mecca (Arcola), The Roman Bath (Arcola Theatre/Ivan Vazov), Alfred (Vineyard Theatre), Somersaults, Captain Oates’ Left Sock (Finborough), Three More Sleepless Nights, Fourplay (Tristan Bates Theatre) and The Physicists (Aphra Studio). His comedy directing includes shows with Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominees Pappy's and The Beta Males. Russell is a visiting director at Arts Ed, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Central, Oxford School of Drama and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. He is also a National Theatre Connections Director, Globe Education Practitioner and Visiting Artist at the National Student Drama Festival.