We enjoy working with both commercial and subsidised partners and regularly collaborate with London and regional theatres, including The Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, National Theatre, Almeida, RSC, The Bush, Chichester Festival Theatre, Leeds Playhouse and Bath Theatre Royal. We provide general management services both for our own productions and for other producers. We are driven by the writers, directors and actors whose work we produce and we are always looking for new work to commission and develop.
Forthcoming and recent productions include: Singin’ In The Rain (Sadler’s Wells, Tokyo, UK Tour, Toronto); Wendy and Peter Pan (Orchard Hall, Tokyo, Leeds Playhouse); Blithe Spirit (UK Tour, Duke of York’s); David Suchet, Poirot And More A Retrospective (UK Tour, West End); Two Cigarettes In The Dark (UK Tour); Pressure (UK Tour, Ambassadors, Toronto); Private Peaceful (UK Tour); A Monster Calls (UK Tour, Washington); The Price (Bath Theatre Royal, Wyndham’s); The Life I Lead (UK Tour, Wyndham’s); Misty (Trafalgar Studios); Vulcan VII (UK Tour); Frozen (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Loves Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (Chichester, Manchester, Theatre Royal Haymarket); This House (Garrick Theatre, UK Tour), The Dresser (UK Tour, Duke of York’s). General Management projects include Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe (UK Tour), Strictly Ballroom the Musical (Toronto) and North By North West (Toronto).
Jonathan Church is currently Artistic Director of Bath Theatre Royal’s Summer Season. He was Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre (2006-2016); Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre (2001-2006); Associate Director of Hampstead Theatre (1999-2001); Artistic Director of Salisbury Playhouse (1995- 1999).
Jonathan’s West End Productions as a Director include: The Drifters Girl Musical (Garrick); The Price (Wyndham’s); An Ideal Husband and Hobson’s Choice (Vaudeville); Taken At Midnight (Theatre Royal Haymarket).
Jonathan Church CBE is currently Artistic Director of Bath Theatre Royal’s Summer Season, Chair of Marlowe Theatre Canterbury and on the Board of the Almeida Theatre. He was Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre (2006-2016); Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre (2001-2006); Associate Director of Hampstead Theatre (1999-2001); Artistic Director of Salisbury Playhouse (1995-1999); Associate Director of Derby Playhouse (1994-1995) and Assistant Director of Nottingham Playhouse (1992- 1994).
Jonathan’s West End Productions as a Director include HOBSON’S CHOICE,TAKEN AT MIDNIGHT (Theatre Royal Haymarket), SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Palace Theatre), THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI (Duchess Theatre), OF MICE AND MEN (Savoy Theatre and The Old Vic), THE WITCHES (Wyndham’s Theatre), A BUSY DAY (Lyric Theatre), THE LIFE AND TIMES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (Gielgud Theatre).
Her previous producing credits at Playful Productions include the stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies (West End and Broadway); the Donmar Warehouse production of The Weir (West End); The Audience by Peter Morgan (West End and Broadway); and American Buffalo starring Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge (West End).
Hope joined Jonathan Church Productions in June 2018 as Production Assistant before being promoted to Assistant Producer.
Prior to working with JCP, Hope worked for Headlong Theatre working on Olivier award-winning LABOUR OF LOVE (Noël Coward Theatre) and national tours including THIS HOUSE by James Graham and PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS by Duncan Macmillan. Her previous experience includes 3 years working as Assistant Producer for nationally touring outdoor theatre company Oddsocks Productions. Outside of JCP, She recently produced the OFFIE award-winning ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS at the Camden Fringe.
Hope is an Ambassador for London based children's support charity, The Kids Network and is studying part-time at Birkbeck for a Masters in Arts Policy and Management.