I’ve just spent a glorious weekend at the¬†Imaginate¬†festival in Edinburgh looking for new shows, creatives and collaborators for me and for SRT. Making theatre for children is something that I’m so proud to do and this weekend has inspired me all over again. That feeling of delight and amazement that you get in a perfect moment of theatre – seeing it multiplied a hundred times across the faces of tiny little people who often wouldn’t be able to articulate whyRead more


This summer I’m directing the National Youth Music Theatre’s new commission – a musical by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary called PRODIGY. It follows the ups and downs of five young musicians in a classical music competition – X Factor for¬†instrumentalists! The NYMT has been going for nearly 40 years and offers young people aged between 11 and 23 the chance to develop their craft and work towards professionally led productions during their holidays. It’s amazing to be part ofRead more