Black and white photo of Peter Hall in 1962 smoking a pipe with his left hand in his pocket
Our founder, Peter Hall
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Gregory Doran

Artistic Director from 2012 to 2022, then Artistic Director Emeritus 2022-23.

Michael Boyd

Our Artistic Director from 2002 to 2012.

Adrian Noble

Artistic Director from 1991 to 2003.

Terry Hands

Artistic Director from 1978 to 1991 - jointly with Trevor Nunn for the first eight years.

Buzz Goodbody

Associate Director who founded The Other Place in 1974.

Trevor Nunn

Artistic Director from 1968 to 1986 - jointly with Terry Hands for the last eight years.

John Barton

Director and founder member of the RSC from 1960.

Peter Hall

Founder of the RSC and Artistic Director from 1960 to 1968, when it became formally established.