Training: RADA. As an actor, Hugh’s credits include:
Theatre: Twelfth Night (English Touring Theatre); Macbeth (Trafalgar Studios); A Life (Finborough Theatre), Twilight Song (Park Theatre); New World Order (Hydrocracker, Brighton Festival, Barbican at Shoreditch Town Hall); Waste (Almeida); Hamlet (Sheffield Theatres); Pyrenees (Menier Chocolate Factory.) Seasons at the RSC, National Theatre, Royal Court, Chichester, and Cheek by Jowl. West End includes: The Invention of Love, Death and the Maiden, Woman in Black and Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, when he was nominated for an Olivier Award.
Recent television includes: The Team, Psychoville, Waterloo Road, Marple, Jabberwock, Midsomer Murders, Foyle’s War, Absolutely Fabulous, Sharpe, and Poirot.
Film includes: Sunset Song, Howard’s Happy Place, The Iron Lady, First Night, Dorian Gray, Bronson, The Four Feathers, Charlotte Gray, Trainspotting, Patriot Games, and Nightbreed.
Audio includes: many broadcasts for BBC Radio 4, and Counter Measures. (Big Finish Productions)
Hugh has directed at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, on
the RSC fringe, and in 2013 directed Ronan Noone’s The Atheist which was nominated for an Offie for best director. In 2016, Hugh had a great success with his production of JB Priestley’s rediscovered comedy The Roundabout at London’s Park Theatre. In Spring 2017 this transferred to New York for a five week run at the 59E59 Theater, and was selected as the New York Times ‘Critics’ Pick.