Staff Director

JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN at the National Theatre 


Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse​

WORK BITCH by Jessica Siân (VAULT Festival)

FINDING FASSBENDER by Lydia Larson (Edinburgh Fringe)

SKIN A CAT by Isley Lynn (UK Tour/The Bunker/VAULT)

CONDITIONALLY by Danusia Samal (Soho Upstairs)

THE MOOR by Catherine Lucie (Old Red Lion Theatre)


A freelance director based in London, Blythe believes in work that is subversive, sophisticated, frank and joyful. She stages new stories which share how social, personal and political upheavals impact our everyday lives. 

Two times nominated Best Director for Off-WestEnd Awards

In 2016 she was the Hospital Club Foundation's Emerging Creative for Theatre and Performance

Favourite things right now

  • Hunting out poems. Love a good Rilke verse. 

  • Audiobooks of Victorian novels. The character voices!

  • Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino, Parallel Lives by Phyllis Rose   

  • SCENE ON RADIO Podcasts 

  • Telly: Giri/Haji, Succession, Unorthodox, Derry Girls

  • Plays:  Angels in America,  We Are Proud to Present, Eurydice, The Antipodes, The Welkin, Electric Ballroom, Macbeth S

  • Imagining new, different theatricality for 'dusty' classics

  • Work that cherishes and questions the human spirit