Directed children's play "The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew" for Royal Shakespeare Company
Was Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company
Won widespread praise for directing "The Revenger's Tragedy" for RSC
Produced a British TV version of "Anthony and Cleopatra" starring his then-wife Janet Suzman
Made screen debut directing and adapting "Hedda"
Wrote lyrics for and staged "The Comedy of Errors" at RSC
With John Caird, co-directed David Edgar's "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby"; production moved to Broadway in 1981
Contributed lyrics and directed the London production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Cats"; repeated staging for the 1982 Broadway production
Co-directed four-part TV verion of "Nicholas Nickleby"; aired in syndication in USA in 1983
With Caird, co-directed the musical "Les Miserables"; repeated staging for the 1987 Broadway production
Helmed second film, the period drama "Lady Jane", written by David Edgar and starring Helena Bonham Carter
Assumed direction of musical "Chess" after Michael Bennett withdrew because of illness
Staged the Lloyd Webber musical "Aspects of Love" in London; repeated for Broadway in 1990
Directed a TV version of "Porgy and Bess"
Again helmed a Lloyd Webber musical, "Sunset Boulevard"
Signed two-year, first look deal with New Line Cinema
Chosen as successor to Richard Eyre as artistic director of London's National Theatre
Adapted and directed feature version of "Twelfth Night", co-starring Helena Bonham Carter and Nunn's wife Imogen Stubbs
In June, "Cats" became the longest-running musical in Broadway history
Assumed position as head of the National Theatre (October)
Staged the debut production of a previously unproduced Tennessee Williams' play "Not About Nightingales"; recreated staging for Broadway
Helmed acclaimed London stage revival of "Oklahoma!"
Staged production of "The Cherry Orchard" starring real-life siblings Corin and Vanessa Redgrave