Staff and Board

Artistic Director and Chief Executive Paul Hart

Executive Director Claire Murray  

General Manager Clare Lindsay


Administration and general enquiries:
01635 45834

Box Office
01635 46044

Assistant Producer Kezia Buckland


Andrew McKenzie (Chairman)
Ian Widdowson (Friends' Chair)
Margaret Whitlum (Deputy Chair)
Colin Farrant
Susan Foster
David Grindrod
Simon Parsonage
Sunny Bansal
Judith Bunting
Katie Breathwick
Tom Wentworth
Howard Williamson

Watermill Board Development Programme
Paul Stacey

Associate Artists
Tom Attenborough
Anthony Drewe
Johnny Flynn
Tom Jackson Greaves
Katie Lias
Tarek Merchant
Barney Norris
Caroline Sheen
George Stiles
Sophie Stone
Sarah Travis
Rosalie Craig
Associate Company
Wildcard Theatre
Associate Sound Designer
David Gregory
Playwright in Residence
Danielle Pearson
Associate Director (New Work and Artist Development)
Abigail Pickard Price
Creative Associates
Lucy Betts
Robert Kirby
Sara Aniqah Malik
Georgie Staight
Honorary Associate Artists
John Doyle
Edward Hall
Ade Morris
Euan Smith

Box Office Manager Julie Copping

Box Office Assistants
Clare Lipscombe
Holly Lucas
Charlotte Stroud
Kezia Buckland
Joe Gregson
Martine McNiven

Development Director Jo Bycroft
Development Officer Charlotte Stroud

Development and Fundraising
01635 570928 or 01635 570915


Finance Director Kim Austen
Payroll Officer Neil Ferris
Finance Officer Alessandra Scarciello

Front of House Manager Julie ann Jones
Front of House Assistant Managers
Lesley Cain
Kate Olive
Chris Selkirk
Emma Selkirk
helped by a loyal group of volunteer ushers

Housekeeper Karen Calder-Hoath

Assistant Housekeepers
Beverley Bradley, Denise Dawson, Irena Dilly, Clare Kremzer

Marketing Manager Rosie English
Marketing Officer Courtney Chapman
Audience Insights and Engagement Carla Kingham

01635 570913
Tour Coordinator Clare Lindsay
Touring: 01635 570929
National Press & Publicity
For PR enquiries and press ticket requests please contact
Arabella Neville-Rolfe on 07815025364 or

Outreach Director Heidi Bird
Outreach Assistant Matty Green
Community Associates Lixi Chivas and Angharad Arnott Phillips

Freelance Facilitators
Chris Baker, Ana Becker, Emma Bradbury, Fran Burgoyne, Joe Evans, Jak Ford-Lane, Becky Jones. Kira Kinnison, Lizzie Lewis, Alex Lonsdale, Joseph Lukehurst, Ellie Rudge, Jess Spath, Harriet Taylor
Audio Description
Jane Brambley, Lixi Chivas, Trish Hodson, Joanna Myer, Jenny Stewart-Cosgrove
BSL Sign Integration
Ana Becker, Fliss Becker, Lixi Chivas, Ilan Dwek, Carole Tweedy 

Education & Outreach
01635 570927

Production Manager Matt Britton
Company Stage Manager Cat Pewsey
Production and Marketing Coordinator Eden Harrhy
Assistant Stage Manager Natalie Toney
Theatre Technician Thom Townsend
Head of Wardrobe Emily Barratt

Building Maintenance Manager John Ball
Garden Maintenance Gibbons Gardening

01635 570917

Stage Management
01635 570925

Catering Manager Paul Davies
Assistant Catering Manager Kimberley Simmonds
Chefs Grahame Simmonds, Lee Booth, Mark Calder-Hoath
Catering Administrator Sharon Shanehchi
Restaurant Assistant Carol Simmonds

01635 570920
Friends of The Watermill Theatre
Ian Widdowson (Chair)
Liz Barnett
Bob Bulpitt
Catherine Bulpitt
Lesley Cain
Judy Cuthbertson
Julian Dickins
Claire Dyson
Sam Picton
Barry Spiller

Watermill Guardians

Carole-Anne Armstrong
Tony Ayers
Ralph Bernard
Deborah Puxley

Baroness Hamwee AM
Lady Gillian Howard de Walden
Sir Cameron Mackintosh
David Suchet OBE
The Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean PC
Timothy West CBE