HAVERGAL (Adapter, Travels with my Aunt)
Director of Watford Palace Theatre from 1965-1969 where his directing
included the British premiere of Tennessee Williams’ Sweet
Bird of Youth.
From 1969 to 2003, he was co- Artistic Director of Glasgow’s Citizens
In Glasgow, he directed over 80 plays including works by Shakespeare,
Orton, Shaw, and Arthur Miller. Havergal’s production of Travels
Aunt, adapted from the Graham Greene novel, was
first produced in
Glasgow in 1989, played in the West End in 1993 (where it won an
Award), and was presented Off- Broadway in 1995.
More recently, he
in Venice by Thomas Mann, first presented in Glasgow in 2000
and later at
the New York’s Manhattan Ensemble Theater in 2002. He has directed
opera productions throughout Europe and the U.S. and has taught classes
visiting lecturer at University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh,
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and many others.
CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2002 and holds
doctorates from the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde University, and
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.