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Matthew Warchus named as successor to Kevin Spacey at London’s Old Vic Theatre


Matthew Warchus, the director of hit plays and shows including Art and Matilda, is to take over from Kevin Spacey at the Old Vic, it has been announced. Matthew is already an artistic associate of the Old Vic and directed Spacey and Jeff Goldblum in Speed-the-Plow. Spacey said ‘Matthew is a thoughtful, intuitive and highly creative director, and he has been rightly applauded for his work, in particular the quality and diversity of his portfolio. I know he loves our theatre, and I am delighted for our staff, our audiences and for our acting and production communities that he will be its next guardian’.

Published: 27th February 2015