Steven Pimlott (18 April 1953 – 14 February 2007) was an opera and theatre director. After studying English literature and starting to direct at Sidney Sussex, Cambridge, notable early work included Borodin’s Prince Igor at Opera North (1982) and Carmen (1989) at Earls Court. Moving into theatre he directed Twelfth Night at the Crucible, Sheffield (1988) and made his National Theatre debut with Sunday in the Park with George (1990). His work at the Royal Shakespeare Company included Richard III (1995), Anthony and Cleopatra (1999), Richard II (2000) and Hamlet (2001) . Commercial theatre success came with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1991), Doctor Doolittle (1998) and Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (2005).