Screen Director

Sam Yates

Selected credits

  • The Starry Messenger Wyndham's Theatre
  • The Hope Rooms31Productions, Bill Kenwright Films, Rather Good Films
  • The Phlebotomist Hampstead Theatre
  • Glengarry Glen Ross Playhouse TheatreWest End & ATG No. 1 Tou
  • East is East Trafalgar StudiosWest End
  • Incantata Galway International Arts Festival

About

Sam Yates is an award-winning film and theatre director. He was voted one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow in 2016, named a rising star in The Observer, and featured in GQ Magazine’s Men of the next 25 years. Yates has been described as “a major talent” in The Guardian newspaper and “a director of unusual flair” in The Observer.

Represented by Lisa Richards for Ireland & Europe

Featured work

THE HOPE ROOMS

Production Company
Bill Kenwright Films, Rather Good Films

Producer
Daniel Konrad Cooper, Bill Kenwright, Sam Yates

Cast
Ciaran Hinds, Andrew Scott

THE PHLEBOTOMIST

Olivier Award Nomination 2019 - Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
Written by: Ella Road
Design: Rosanna Vize
Lighting Design: Zoe Spurr
Photography Marc Brenner

“Sam Yates’ direction is sharp-eyed” **** WhatsOnStage

The Guardian ****

The Stage ****

Evening Standard ****

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS

Written by David Mamet
Design: Chiara Stephenson
Lighting: Richard Howell
Photography Marc Brenner

“Sam Yates’ production of David Mamet’s 1983
play triumphs” Radio Times ****

The Guardian ****

EAST IS EAST

Written by Ayub Khan Din'
Design: Tom Scutt
Lighting Design: Richard Howell
Photography Marc Brenner

“Sam Yates’s revival at the Trafalgar Studios is an intriguing commentary on what – if anything – has changed.” Telegraph ****

“Sam Yates’ splendid revival now in the Trafalgar Transformed Season is notable for several reasons”. Independent ****

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