Theatre includes: Uncle Vanya, Twelfth Night, To The Green Fields Beyond, The Blue Room, Habeas Corpus, Company, The Glass Menagerie, Glengarry Glen Ross, Translations, Cabaret, Assassins (Donmar). Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Oliver!, Kean, London Assurance (West End); Richard III, As You Like It, The Tempest, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter’s Tale (Bridge Project/BAM/Old Vic/Neal Street); The Vertical Hour, Gypsy, The Blue Room, Cabaret (Broadway); King Lear, Othello, The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, The Birthday Party, The Sea (National); The Alchemist, The Tempest, Richard III, Troilus & Cressida (RSC).
Film includes: Spectre, Skyfall, Away We Go, Revolutionary Road, Jarhead, Road to Perdition, American Beauty.
Awards include: Academy Award for Best Director, Golden Globe Award for Best Director, Directors Guild of America Award for Best Director (American Beauty); BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film (Skyfall); Golden Globe Award for Best Director (Revolutionary Road) Olivier Award for Best Director (The Glass Menagerie); Olivier Award for Best Director (Company); Olivier Award for Best Director (Uncle Vanya/Twelfth Night); Tony Award (Cabaret); The Hamburg Shakespeare Prize, BAFTA John Schlesinger Award.
Sam was the founder and first Artistic Director of the Minerva Theatre, Chichester and of the Donmar Warehouse, and the founder of Neal Street Productions. He was awarded the Directors’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.