Hettie Macdonald studied English at Bristol University before joining the Royal Court Theatre under the Regional Theatre Trainee Director Scheme in 1985. Her career was launched when she took over the direction of "The Normal Heart" at the Albery Theatre and became, at twenty-four, the youngest woman to direct a play in the West End. In 1991 she became Associate Director at the Wosley Theatre, Ipswich, where her credits include "A View From the Bridge" and "Who"s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Early in 1995 Macdonald directed "The Yiddish Trojan Women" by Carol Braverman for the Soho Theatre Company. BEAUTIFUL THING is her first film.
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