About this Artist
Hannah Whitley is a media researcher and translator workng in radio, television, publishing, and theater. Previous work for Complicité includes The Noise of Time and Strange Poetry. She has provided research for Gerard McBurney and Beyond the Score® with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. As a translator from Russian, Hannah assisted Simon McBurney with Bulgakov’s A Dog’s Heart at English National Opera. Other translation work includes Maxim Gorky’s Vassa Zheleznova, interviews for John Eidinow and David Edmonds on their book Bobby Fischer Goes to War, for Dutch Television (Tegenlicht), and for BBC TV history documentaries.
Working for the BBC in Russia and the UK, Hannah has researched and produced programs for BBC Radio 3 and 4. She was the European Tour Manager for Daimohk Dance Ensemble from Chechnya, bringing them to the Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House. She has provided backstage interpretation for the Kirov Opera, Gesher Theater, and Maly Drama Theater on tour, as well as film research for the Young Vic.
Hannah writes poems for children, published in anthologies by Bloomsbury.