by Noël Coward
27 March - 06 May 2006

Ron Aldridge

Ron’s career as director/writer/actor has spanned over 30 years.He has directed in regional repertory theatre, extensively on the London Fringe, Summer Seasons, numerous touring productions both here and abroad, and in the West End of London. Part of his West End experience was as Assistant Director to Ray Cooney, and he also directed Ray Cooney’s Funny Money in Israel, in Hebrew.

He has also directed the world premieres of several of his own plays, including; You’re Only Young Twice, It’s Never Too Late, Immaterial Witnesses, Truth or Dare, and his one-man play Hovering, (which he also directed in Israel, in Hebrew).

His play Hovering was nominated for an award at the ’94 Edinburgh Festival, and his comedy You’re Only Young Twice has been translated into German and Flemish and is currently on a year-long run in Budapest. It’s Never Too Late was recently published by Weinbergers, and his new comedy, Satisfaction Guaranteed will premiere in the U.K. Spring 2007.

West End appearances include the lead role in the award-winning Children of a Lesser God at the Albery, the long-running comedy Run For Your Wife at the Criterion, Whitehall and Aldwych theatres, The Odd Couple at the Haymarket, Funny Money at the Playhouse, and The Volunteer at the Riverside.

T.V. appearances include; London’s Burning, The Knock, 2.4 Children, The Bill, Fool’s Gold, Eastenders, and Bronco in Only Fools and Horses.