Deborah and Clare oversee the artistic and business development of Cast.

Deborah Rees

Deputy Director
Clare Clarkson

Associate Producer (On Attachment)
Daljinder Singh

Lesley Garrett CBE

Support Services

The support service team look after human resources, finance and administration.    

Finance Administrator
Julie Bennett  

Management Accountant
Hannah Simcocks    

Georgina Booth

The Support Services team can be contacted at
[email protected] or on 01302 303 950


Cast's Participation focuses on children and young people, the least engaged with the Arts and working in partnership

Head of Participation
Sarah Clough

Participation Officer
Laura Callahan

Youth Theatre Director
Chris Singleton
Sara Jackson 

Twinkle Lights
Jow Bedford

Spotlights Leader
Laura Callahan

Youth Theatre Assistant
Jessica Cawthorne ( Little Light and Floodlights)
Olivia Grace Davis (Twinkle Lights)
Ben Smith (Spotlights)

Sarah can be contacted on [email protected] or on 01302 303 950

Marketing and Communications

The marketing and communications team manage all internal and external communications as well as raising the profile of the organisation both locally and nationally.

Head of Marketing and Communications
Sian Dudley

Marketing and Communications Officer
Tom Morris

Digital Marketing and Social Media Apprentice 
Jessica Cawthorne

Marketing and Communications Assistant
Bethany Rutt

Audience Engagement officer
Nicola Doyle

Fundraising Manager
Mark Burton

The marketing and communications team can be contacted on [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected] on 01302 303 950

Box Office

The Box Office team provide ticketing facilities and customer service to all Cast's customers.

Box Office Manager
Sam Oliver

Box Office Assistants
Natalie Brown
Ros Free
Emily Graham
Jane Harris
Charlotte Tonkinson
Scott Day

The box office team can be contacted on
[email protected] or on 01302 303 959

Production and Projects

The production and project team looks after all technical requirements, including lighting, sound and stage as well as overseeing all production and technical aspects of our in-house productions.

Technical Director
Matt Young

Technical Manager
Lee Walker

Technical Manager (Stage)
Dave Griffiths

Technician (Multi-Skilled)

Penny Rischmiller

Lighting and Sound Technician
Jake Harrison

Sound and Lighting Technician
Paul Davies

Casual Technicians
Michael Houghton
Callum McRobbie
Tony Powell
Chrissi Quinn
Greg Thornton

The productions and projects team can be contacted on
[email protected] or on 01302 303 950

Front of House

The FOH team oversee the smooth running of the building on a daily basis as well co-ordinating audience members during performances and maintaining the building.

House Manager
Steph Rockley

Duty Managers
Andrew Scott
Anne Lane
Paul Kelly

Stage Door Keepers

Emily Graham (Casual)
Kathleen MacDonald (Casual)
Victoria Powell (Casual)

Housekeeping Assistants
Danielle Binks
Dawn Clegg
Donna Clegg
Hazel Mann 

Front of House Staff

Amy Wood
Ben Blunt
Bev Collins
Carol Critchley
Charlotte Felters
Charlotte Tonkinson
Chloe Watson
Chui Wan Kong
Connor Hamshaw
Elaine Payne
Ellie Morris
Ellie Smith
Emily Graham
Georgia Johnson
Hannah Conway
Hazel Mann
Ione Riley
James Banks
Kate Stockwell
Kathleen McDonald
Lee Plant
Levi Payne
Liam McCormack
Marie Millar
Megan Pierrepont
Mia Kerrigan
Natalie Brown
Natalie Dunn
Nicola Windmill
Rachel Kong
Shaun Poland
Victoria Powell
Vincent Blackwell

Café Bar

Oversee the running of all catering aspects of the organisation during show times and during the day.

Catering Manager
James Cook

Assistant Catering Manager

Chantelle Cragg
James Brammer
Paige Williams 
Dianne Penman

Catering Assistant
Dan Guest
Natalie Cooper 

Bar Staff
Sarah Belk
Amy Farrell
Zak Elliott
Dan Guest
Thomas Guffick
George Grimshaw
Emma Gullon
Sam Ryan
Brad Hutt
Ellie Morris
Dianne Penman
Chloe Bramhan
Aaron Morrison
Daniel Linggard
Joanne peacock
Nicholas Deville

The Café Bar can be contacted on
[email protected] or 01302 303 958 

Associate Artists

Associate Artists are fixed-term relationships (of between 1-5 years) with Cast which can include production support, extended opportunities for R&D, brand endorsement, advocacy, access to mentoring and advice from Cast staff and assistance with strategic planning or company development.

Target Theatre Company
Odd Doll
SBC Theatre
Urban Conceptz
Wayne Sables Project