Upfront: Director Séimí Campbell on what inspired him to go into the theatre

Séimí Campbell, Artistic Director of Irish Youth Musical Theatre. Picture by Mark Condren

Ciara Dwyer

Séimí Campbell (26) is an Irish theatre director and associate director at the National Theatre London. As a child, the first West End show he saw was Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Palladium. Then in 2020, he made his directorial debut there. Born in Donegal, he lives in London.