Stephen was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre. He has directed and produced many productions in the West End and on Broadway. Currently, his highly acclaimed production of Matthew Lopez’s two-part play, The Inheritance, is playing at the Noel Coward Theatre. His co-production with director Justin Martin, of The Jungle by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson recently finished a hugely successful run at the Playhouse Theatre before it transfers to St Ann’s Warehouse in New York. Stephen’s award-winning National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls recently commenced a new tour of the UK and the US. Billy Elliot the Musical ran at the Victoria Palace Theatre for 11 years. It has played on Broadway and worldwide. Stephen’s first four films Billy Elliot, The Hours, The Reader and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close together received 19 Academy Award® nominations and two wins. Stephen is Executive Producer and Director on the highly acclaimed Netflix series The Crown by Peter Morgan for which he won the 2018 Director of a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award.