Terence David "Terry" Hands (born 9 January 1941) is an English theatre director. He founded the Liverpool Everyman Theatre and ran the Royal Shakespeare Company for thirteen years during one of the company's most successful periods. He also saved Clwyd Theatr Cymru from closure before turning it into the most successful theatre in Wales during his seventeen years as Artistic Director there. Terry Hands has received several Olivier, Tony and Moliere nominations for directing and lighting. He is one of Britain’s most respected theatre directors with an international reputation.