PRESIDENT Lord Kinnock CHAIRMAN Cllr Hilary Isherwood DIRECTOR Terry Hands
CLWYD THEATR CYMRU BOARD OF GOVERNORS Cllr. Chris Bithell Cllr Hilary Isherwood Simon Carter Cllr. Peter MacFarlane Cllr. Carolyn Cattermoul Cllr.David MacFarlane Cllr. Ron Davies Cllr. Eric Owen Keith Evans Professor Michael Scott Colin Everett David Williams Cllr Robin Guest Alan Watkin Cllr. Matt Wright Cllr. Patrick Heesom
Associate Director Tim Baker
ADMINISTRATION General Manager Julia Grime Associate Director: Plays & Touring William James Director: New Plays Kate Wasserberg PA to the Directors Melanie Jones Assistant to General Manager William McMillan Casting Leigh-Ann Regan
EDUCATION Education Producer Anne Plenderleith Education Administrator Nerys Edwards Education Co-ordinator Jane Meakin Drama Outreach Worker Emyr John Young People's Theatre Workshop Tutors Jenny Ducker, Clare-Louise Edwards, Laura Heap, Claire Howard
FINANCE Financial Manager Emma Sullivan Finance Assistants Sandra Almeida, Carol Parsonage
GALLERIES Gallery Curator Jonathan Le Vay
MARKETING Marketing Manager Ann Williams Sponsorship Manager Annie Dayson Box Office Manager Marie Thorpe Press Officer Anthony Timothy Deputy Marketing Manager Morwenna Honan Marketing Assistant Angharad Madog Distribution Brian Swarbrick Box Office Assistants Carol Edwards, Gwennan Henstock, Rosemary Hughes, Nikki Jones, Jan Lewis, Jean Proctor, Mair Eluned, Rush, Jennifer Walters
PRODUCTION Production Manager Jim Davis Deputy Production Manager Hannah Lobb Technical & Development Manager Pat Nelder Technical Stage Manager Jayson Noble Deputy Technical Stage Manager Paul Adams Assistant Technical Stage Managers Angel Hasted, Scott Howard, Nic Samuel
Head of Wardrobe Deborah Knight Wardrobe Cutters Emma Aldridge, Michal Shyne Wardrobe Assistant Alison Hartnell Costume Maintenance Cath Jones, Amber Smit Head of LX & Sound Kevin Heyes Deputy (Lighting) Geoff Farmer Deputy (Lighting) Gareth Hughes Deputy (Sound) Matthew Williams Assistant Electricians Dan Armishaw, Neil Queripel, Neil Williams Properties Carpenter Bob Heaton Head of Construction John Wynn Eyton Construction Steve Eccleson, Andy Sutters Wig Mistress Louise Penman Scenic Artist Mike Jones
THEATRE MANAGEMENT Theatre Manager Kenneth Anthonisz Building Services Manager Jim Scarratt House Manager Marion Wright Assistant Front of House Managers Maivena Bingham, Elena Vedovotto Shop Manager Carole Jones Receptionists/Bookshop Deborah Charles, Sandra Fletcher, Elaine Godwin, Carole Jones, Nerys Jones, Jennifer Walters Cleaning Supervisor Mark Sandham Cleaners Christopher Callahan, Lorraine Jones, Tara Pritchard, Teresa Rule, Rachel Smith, Elaine Taylor, Patricia Williams, Richard Williams. Sales Assistants Helen Dransfield, Gwennan Henstock, Elaine Jones, Luisa Sciarillo, Carol Williams, Delyth Williams Bar Manager Salv Vena Restaurant Manager Rhian Walls Deputy Restaurant Manager Nicola Wyatt Projectionists Mike Batchelor, Mike Roberts, Matthew Wright
As Director Emeritus and former Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company, he directed more productions during his 25 years there than any other in the Company’s history. These included the entire History Cycle with Alan Howard, Much Ado and Cyrano with Derek Jacobi, Singer and Tamburlaine with Tony Sher, Loves Labours Lost with Ralph Fiennes, The Seagull with Simon Russell Beale, Winter’s Tale with Jeremy Irons, Othello with Ben Kingsley and David Suchet and the award winning musical Poppy.
His international directing credits include productions in Berlin, Brussels, Chicago, London, New York, Oslo, Paris, Tokyo, Vienna and Zurich. From 1975 to 1980 he was consultant-director of the Comédie-Française and is a Chevalier of Arts and Letters.
A graduate of Birmingham University (England) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, he also has honorary degrees from the Universities of Birmingham, Liverpool and Middlesex, and is an Honorary Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and Glyndwr University. He is a Vice President of the Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod , Joint President of the Arvon Foundation and Hon Visiting Professor at the Atrium, University of Glamorgan.
Opera directing credits include Otello (Paris Opera) and Parsifal (Royal Opera House).
Among many awards, he received Oliviers for the Henry VI Trilogy and Cyrano De Bergerac, Molières (the French equivalent) for Richard III and Twelfth Night, the Evening Standard Award for Tamburlaine the Great and three Tony nominations for Much Ado About Nothing and Cyrano De Bergerac.
He is the Founding Director of the Liverpool Everyman Theatre and is currently Director and Chief Executive of Clwyd Theatr Cymru, a theatre which he rescued from closure in 1997 and has since built into the most productive National Performing Arts Company in Wales. He was made a CBE in 2007.