Paul Hunter imagePaul Hunter is co-founder and Artistic Director of Told by an Idiot and has been involved in all of their work to date.

Directing credits include: The Ghost Train (Told by an Idiot / Royal Exchange, Manchester); Too Clever By Half (Told by an Idiot / Royal Exchange, Manchester); Every Last Trick (Royal & Derngate, Northampton); You Can’t Take It With You (Told by an Idiot / Royal Exchange, Manchester);  The Mouse and his Child (RSC); Low Pay, Don’t Pay (Salisbury Playhouse); Senora Carrar’s Rifles (Young Vic); The Opium Eaters (Brouhaha); The Underpants (Hope Street, Liverpool); The Firework Maker’s Daughter (Swedish Theatre, Helsinki), One Set to Love (National Theatre, Hungary);  Jiggery Pokery (Tour/BAC), Ordago (for Punto Finco in Bilbao).  

As Associate Director at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Paul Hunter directed: The Venetian Twins, The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Best Production, Manchester Evening News award), Accidental Death of an Anarchist and Cleo, Camping Emmanuelle and Dick.