• Bill Compton

Bill Compton


Bill joined back in early 1994, when David Wheatley sucessfully conned him into appearing as Elchi in Genghis Khan. Since then he's hardly left the theatre.

Performance credits include:
Genghis Khan - Child of the Blue Wolf; Dracula; The Royal Hunt of the Sun; The Crucible; The Last Days of Don Juan; Briticanna; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Nescience; Cider with Rosie; David and Lisa; Juno and the Paycock - USA; Toad of Toad Hall; Ghetto; Glengarry Glen Ross; Listen; Twelve Angry Men; Nativity x 4; An Enemy of the People; Albert Make Us Laugh; The Cherry Orchard; the last night of Run for your Wife; Henry V; 'Allo 'Allo, The Odd Couple (female version), Pravda - A Fleet Street Comedy, Arcadia and From These Green Heights (Swan Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor).

Director and Production Designer for
Listen; The Philanthropist; The Madness of George III; Communicating Doors (Swan Award Nomination for Best Play Production 2002 / Swan Award Winner for Best Design 2002); Amadeus; Run For Your Wife; Six Characters in Search of an Author; Our Country's Good; Invisible Friends; The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - Aged 13 3/4; Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Swan Award Winner for Best Design 2005); Lord of the Flies; The Royal Hunt of the Sun; The Labours of Heracles; The Crucible; Return to the Forbidden Planet (Swan Award Nomination for Best Musical Production / Swan Award Winner for Best Design 2012 / Wild Swan Award 2012), Genghis Khan - Child of the Blue Wolf, A Slice of Saturday Night and Peer Gynt (Swan Award Nomination for Best Youth Production 2014).

Stage Manager for
The Great Gatsby; Nativity x 4; The Cutter and Long Day's Journey into Night.

Bill joined YAT in 1994