After graduating from Oxford, Matthew went on to study at Harvard and Columbia Universities. Whilst Artistic Director at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester his productions included the award-winning 'An Experiment with an Air-Pump', and 'Waiting for Godot' with Richard Wilson. As Associate Director at Hampstead Theatre his work included the multi-award-winning 'The Fastest Clock in the Universe' by Philip Ridley, the UK premiere of 'Slavs!' by Tony Kushner and the Olivier Award winning 'The Lucky Ones' by Charlotte Eilenberg. Freelance credits include the Olivier-nominated 'Duet for One' with Juliet Stevenson and productions at the Almeida, Royal Court, the Bush, most of Britain's leading regional theatres, plus Off-Broadway and Parco Theatre, Tokyo. Recent credits include 'How to Date a Feminist' by Samantha Ellis at Arcola Theatre/national tour, 'The Welsh Boy' and 'The Good Soldier' by Julian Mitchell at the Ustinov Theatre, Bath and his verbatim projects 'Listen, We're Family' and 'The Pilgrimage Project' at Wilton’s Music Hall.