Roland Jaquarello, born December 14, 1945, is a British theatre director and radio producer/director. He started his career in the Dublin Theatre Festival after graduating from Trinity College in 1968. Since then he has directed over 80 theatre and 60 radio productions in the UK and Ireland.
Work in RadioEdit
In 1996 Jaquarello became senior producer for Radio Drama at BBC Northern Ireland. He worked in Belfast for three years in broadcasting and then turned freelance, basing himself in London. His productions include work for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 3 by experienced writers like John Arden, Brian Friel, Sebastian Barry, Mark Lawson, Gary Mitchell, Carlo Gebler, Robin Glendinning, Christopher Fitz-Simon, Christina Reid, Jonathan Myerson and Larry Gelbart. He also produced and directed William Trevor‘s The Property Of Colette Nervi, which was nominated for the Prix Italia Play Section, 1999, and Martin Lynch's modern Belfast version of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People. This play won a Zebbie Award for Best Radio Script 2007 from the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild.