Jeremy Weller

Very few theatre directors bring the real alive on stage. Jeremy Weller has the gift of dramatising ordinary life using ordinary people to make both seem real and extra- ordinary at the same time. His work is brave, dangerous and vivid.

2018 Edinburgh Festival Play – Where it Hurts

Jeremy was invited to be guest speaker at the conference, Performance and mental Health: Perspectives and Practices, 13th June 2018. He was presenting "Where it hurts” his 2018 Edinburgh Festival Play. His production developed while he was an artist in residence with the NHS.... Continue Reading →

Where It Hurts

Check the final work of the theater director Jeremy Weller and his extremely moving performance and working process. Where it Hurts - an hour long performance involves members of different communities from across Edinburgh and some former staff of the NHS... Continue Reading →

‘Where It Hurts’ Workshop Development

Writer and film and theatre director Jeremy Weller has created ‘Where it Hurts’; an hour long performance involving members of different communities from across Edinburgh and some former staff of the NHS and those currently training to work in the... Continue Reading →

DE ANDRE (THE OTHERS) Betty Nansen Theatre, Copenhagen , Denmark

Tells the story of Georg Larsen a renowned Danish War Correspondent (who played himself) in the play, and explores his attempt to make sense of the the Palestinian issue, through his filming of 3 documentaries. He interviewed Hezbollah and settlers... Continue Reading →


Real people talking - the importance of authenticity "I want to shatter the illusion of theatre, turn it inside out.  I don’t want people to suspend their disbelief.  I actually want them to see a human being being a human... Continue Reading →

The man who gets hoodies to talk about love

The man who gets hoodies to talk about love By SUZANNE MOORE UPDATED: 19:00, 15 October 2009 I am, I must admit, not a natural 'theatre' person. This was brought home to me by that wonderful scene in Peep Show... Continue Reading →

Doglife at Festival City TV

Following on from the critically acclaimed Doubting Thomas, Jeremy Weller (winner of six Fringe First awards) and Grassmarket Projects return with part two of a devised trilogy with Thomas McCrudden: a former gangland enforcer who struggles to change from a... Continue Reading →

What did you think of this performance of ‘Doglife’?

“Engaging, thought-provoking, disturbing”  “Very good performance, a story well told with no extra props”  “Quite hard-hitting but believable” “Eye-opening”  “Difficult to watch at times but an excellent production”  “Very powerful, passionate” “Very intimate and very real”  “Powerful, real and deeply... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 – Doglife

‘DOGLIFE’ – part two of a trilogy devised with Thomas McCrudden who plays himself. Thomas was a gangland enforcer for organised crime who spent 5 years in prison for attempted murder. He passed the writings  about  his life as a criminal to... Continue Reading →

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