Guy is regarded as one of the top 10 acting coaches in London
MIRACLE ON 34th STREET - Bridge House Theatre. Climar Productions/BridgeHouseSE20.
“A super sweet seasonal treat - Heartwarming and slickly produced radio broadcast version of an American Christmas classic”. Dave Hollander. The Stage. 4*
RACHEL TUCKER - Live In Concert. Crazy Coqs @ Zedel. UK Tour. Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival. Shoreditch Town Hall. Fane Productions in Association with Parallel Productions.
“And after only an hour of winning banter, stories, songs and laughter, you are absolutely left wanting more!” Daisy Bowie-Sell. Whatsonstage. 4*
THRILL ME - Arcola, London & Edinburgh Festival. 21 Theatre & Climar Productions.
“Superbly economically and grippingly staged. Unsavoury but magnetic.” Douglas Huntera.
The Times. 4*
ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Sean Brennan & Leah Okimoto. Bridge House Theatre. Climar Productions/BridgeHouse SE20.
“A lovely, lovely show with a pitch perfect script, wonderful songs and two warm performances, that are pretty much unimprovable”. Gary Naylor. Broadwayworld. 5*
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE by Tony Palermo. Seabright Productions & Climar Productions/BridgeHouseSE20. UK Number 1 Tour.
“Inspired! A wonderful production that is both cleverly witty and movingly heartfelt.”
The Stage. 4*
MACBETH by Shakespeare. Bridge House Theatre. Piper Productions/BridgeHouseSE20. Globe Theatre, Neuss, Germany.
THE LAST SESSION by Jim Brochu & Steve Schalchlin. Tristan Bates Theatre. Climar Productions.
THRILL ME by Stephen Dolginoff, Tristan Bates Theatre. Climar Productions.
“there is no production currently running in the capital that is more intelligent, atmospheric and haunting than this.”
Tim Walker. Sunday Telegraph. 5*
LIBERTY by Glyn Maxwell. Shakespeare’s Globe. Lifeblood & Shakespeare’s Globe UK tour.
“Deliciously light and pointed, helped by the scamper of Guy Retallack's direction: anyone who thinks the Globe can't be intimate is yet again proved wrong”. Susannah Clapp. The Observer.
FUTURE ME by Stephen Brown. Theatre503 (Time Out Critics Choice) UK Tour(Arts Council).
“…a slick, sharp look at desire and the forbidden…It is a gripping, cunningly structured evening….exceptionally well acted…it demonstrates that there is a far thinner line than we might think between our private fantasies and public actions.”
Lyn Gardner. The Guardian. 4*
THE LIFEBLOOD by Glyn Maxwell. Lifeblood Theatre. Edinburgh Festival & Wilton's Music Hall.
"...brilliant writing, intelligent acting and elegant direction...interpreted with uncompromising vigour."
Louise Rimmer. The Scotsman. 5*
TOMMY by The Who. UK Number 1 Tour. Bill Kenwright Limited.
"The single finest thing about Guy Retallack's touring production is that it stays true to this
sense of rage, and to its fierce continuing significance for the Britain we live in today."
Joyce Macmillan. The Scotsman. 4*
FASTER, Or The Acceleration Of Just About Everything by James Gleick. Adapted by Stephen Brown. Battersea Arts Centre, Lyric Hammersmith, UK Tour, 59East59 New York. Filter Theatre.
"The most astonishingly confident debut show I've seen for a long time...a cheeky witty evening that has all the thrill of a rapid ride at the funfair,
as well as the ache you feel in your heart when you know something is missing from your life - even though you are right out in front, in the fast lane."
Lyn Gardner. The Guardian. 4*
THE SECRET RAPTURE by David Hare. Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue. Bill Kenwright Limited.
"This could be one of the most important revivals of the year. Guy Retallack's calm but harrowing production...
the final effect is pity and terror: two old friends you seldom meet in contemporary plays."
John Peter. The Sunday Times.