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Peta Swindall (Executive Director), Samantha Lane (Artistic Director)
Peta Swindall and Samantha Lane. Photo by Ellie Kurttz

Artistic Director – Samantha Lane
Executive Director– Peta Swindall

Finance & Administration Manager – Judy Steadman
General Administrator – Beth Wilson

Marketing Manager – George Fairclough
Marketing and Digital Administrator – Rachael Light

Artistic Associate – Oliver Hymans
In-House Designer (Deputy designated safeguarding officer; Mental Health First Aider) – Ellie Mills
Puppetry Design Intern – Ash Appadu

Senior Producer – Miranda Pitcher
Tour Producer – Cindy Mclean-Bibby
Producing Administrator – Johanna Bullamore Brown

Head of Creative Learning (Lead designated safeguarding officer) – Sarah Schofield
Community Engagement Manager – Imogen Newman
Workshop Assistant and Administrator (Community) – Viv Coupe

Fundraising Administrator – Gabriela Kemble-Diaz

Head of Commercial Development – Conall Borowski
Commercial and Operations Administrator – Ella Pound
Workshop Facilitator – Charlotte Irwin
Workshop Facilitator – Rosa Higgs
Workshop Facilitator – Alice Bravery
Workshop Assistant and Administrator (Commercial) – Amber De Ruyt

Facilities Manager – Alex Carter
Visitor Experience Assistant – Molly Rolfe
Visitor Experience Assistant – Mette Nilsen
Visitor Experience Assistant – Charlie Derbaer
Visitor Experience Assistant – Mary Condon O’Connor
Visitor Experience Assistant – Katya Bobina
Visitor Experience Assistant – Ben Wilson
Visitor Experience Assistant – Lauren Ziebart
Visitor Experience Assistant – Hannah Jolley
Visitor Experience Assistant – Vic Chen
Visitor Experience Assistant – Cleo Heywood
Visitor Experience Assistant – Ella Finch
Visitor Experience Assistant – Aarti Abhanykar

Box Office and Data Manager – Wood Godwin
Box Office Administrator – Alicia Falvey
Box Office Assistant – Tamara Tooher
Box Office Assistant – Persia Blue Toll
Box Office Assistant – Rachelle Grubb
Box Office Assistant – Lana Stone
Box Office Assistant – Clara McCaughey


For general enquiries, please email


Lydia Cotton
Lauren LaRocque
Chris Lowry
Katie Owen (Chair)
Bonnie Royal
Linda Stanfield
Sarah Wright
Monique Johnson
Matt Parritt
Gregory Gray
Jayda Khatun


Dame Judi Dench DBE
Clive Owen & Sarah-Jane Fenton
Michael Pennington
Fiona Phillips
Baroness Pitkeathley OBE
Sir Simon Rattle CBE
Michael Rosen


Gregory Doran – Honorary Patron
Ronnie Le Drew – Honorary Associate
Lyndie Wright MBE – Honorary Associate

Registered Charity No: 232488
Vat Registration No: 233 8671 52