The Company

Credits include:

The Pajama Game directed by Richard Eyre (Shaftesbury Theatre); Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw, directed by David Grindley, with Alistair McGowan, Rula Lenska and Jamie Foreman (UK Tour 2014); Barking in Essex by Clive Exton, directed by Harry Burton, with Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock (Wyndham's Theatre); Mephisto (Altonaer Theatre Hamburg) by Helen Edmundson, directed by Michael Bogdanov, co-production with the Altonaer Theatre, What the Butler Saw (Vaudeville Theatre) by Joe Orton, starring Omid Djalili, Tim McInnerny and Samantha Bond, Ghost The Musical (Opera House, Manchester, Piccadilly Theatre, West End and Lunt-Fontanne, Broadway) book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, directed by Matthew Warchus; Pygmalion (Garrick Theatre) by George Bernard Shaw, starring Rupert Everrett, Kara Tointon and Diana Rigg, Ruby Wax: Losing It (Menier Chocolate Factory and national tour) directed by Thea Sharrock; Midsummer (Soho) by David Greig; Morecambe (Duchess) by Tim Whitnall, directed by Guy Masterson, with Bob Golding (2010 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment); Carousel (Savoy) directed by Lindsay Posner, with Lesley Garrett; Exit the King (Barrymore Theatre, New York) by Eugene Ionesco, in a new translation by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush, directed by Neil Armfield, with Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon (2009 Tony Award for Best Actor); On the Waterfront (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) by Budd Schulberg, directed by and starring Steven Berkoff; Entertaining Mr Sloane (Trafalgar Studios) by Joe Orton, directed by Nick Bagnall, with Imelda Staunton and Mathew Horne; Damascus (Tricycle and international tour) by David Grieg, directed by Philip Howard; Horrid Henry – Live and Horrid! (Trafalgar Studios) by John Godber, directed by Hannah Chissick; Six Characters in Search of an Author (Gielgud) by Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Rupert Goold and Ben Power, directed by Rupert Goold, with Ian McDiarmid; David Harrower's Blackbird (UK tour) directed by David Grindley, with Robert Daws and Dawn Steele; Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin (Playhouse/UK tour) adapted by David Greig and Rufus Norris, directed by Rufus Norris; In Celebration (Duke of York's) by David Storey, directed by Anna Mackmin, with Orlando Bloom and Tim Healy; The Dumb Waiter (Trafalgar Studios) by Harold Pinter, directed by Harry Burton, with Lee Evans and Jason Isaacs; Underneath the Lintel (Duchess) by Glen Berger, directed by Maria Mileaf, with Richard Schiff; The Flags (Andrews Lane Theatre, Dublin) by Bridget O’Connor, directed by Greg Hersov; Blackbird (Albery), directed by Peter Stein, with Roger Allam and Jodhi May (2006 Olivier Award for Best New Play), followed by a co-production with Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway where Jo Mantello directed Jeff Daniels and Alison Pill; Twelve Angry Men (Comedy) by Reginald Rose, directed by Harold Pinter, with Kevin Whately and Timothy West.

Michael Edwards

Michael has also produced a large scale touring production of Macbeth (UK, Calcutta, Delhi, Beijing) and several tours to major open air Shakespeare Festivals in America, including a production of Julius Caesar in repertory with Houston Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet at the 13,000 capacity Woods-Mitchell Pavilion in Houston. He worked for six years with the English Shakespeare Company, collaborating with Michael Bogdanov and Michael Pennington on several UK touring productions including The Comedy of Errors which travelled on to Jerusalem, Moscow and Kiev.

Carole Winter

Carole worked at the National Theatre for ten years during which time she produced several small scale tours, including the first education tour of The Caucasian Chalk Circle directed by Michael Bogdanov. In 1989 she produced the first Lloyds Bank Theatre Challenge in the Olivier Theatre.

In 1990, Carole set up the Education department for the English Shakespeare Company and built an extensive programme of work that visited schools, colleges, prisons, regional theatres across the UK and international tours to India, Africa, USA, Germany and Beirut. Productions included God Say Amen, Enemy to the People, Macbeth, The Tempest (Maidstone Prison) and The Fantastical Legend of Dr Faust.

In 1996, Carole headed the development team to raise £1.2m to create the new Soho Theatre and Writers’ Centre. From 2002-2005, Carole managed the Artist Liaison Team for Comic Relief covering two Red Nose Days, Sport Relief and Live 8 at Murrayfield. Carole is a Trustee of Mousetrap Theatre Projects and a Council Member of Stage One.