Staff

Octagon Theatre Bolton Staff, Trustees and Volunteers

Leadership

Chief Executive Roddy Gauld

Artistic Director Elizabeth Newman

Business Director Fiona Gibson

Executive Assistants Catherine Marshall, Claire McIntyre

Artistic Team

Creative Learning Producer Christina Lydon

Associate Producer Deborah Dickinson

New Writing Associate Janys Chambers

Associate Director Ben Occhipinti

Artistic Assistant Alex Joynes

Education Practitioner Imogen Woolrich

Participation Practitioners Helen Carpenter

Headspace Project Leader Lee Brennan

Act Out Project Leader Claire Ryan

Willows Project Leader Josephine Hepplewhite

Support Workers Annette Evans,Amy Gibbs, Josephine Hepplewhite, Ibrahim Ismail, Sarah Jackson, Clare Frackleton, Kat Fletcher

Associate Artistic Director David Thacker

Associate Artists Tony Churnside, Sally Hodgkiss, Lesley Hutchison, Michael Vale

Administration

Administration Manager Claire McIntyre

Administration Officer Olivia Barr

Finance

Head of Finance Keith Jones

Finance Manager Rubina Mallu

Communications

Head of Marketing and Communications Charlie Rachwal

Communications Officer Parvati Pindoria

Press and Digital Officer Emily Armstrong

Development

Head of Development Rebecca Muir

Development Manager Danielle Fearnley

Customer Services

Head of Box Office and Customer Service Marie Irving-Murphy

House Manager Sarah Jackson (maternity cover)

Deputy House Manager Andrew Hughes

BNT Studio Manager Katy Hambelton

Relief House Manager Dana Harrison

Box Office Supervisors Julie Dodd, Dana Harrison

Box Office Assistants Annette Evans, Dana Harrison, Andrew Hughes, Karen King, Grace McDonought, Jade Parker, Helen Roughley, Mel Rowley, Lucy Woods

Café and Catering Manager Natasha Lees

eight Front of House Supervisors Lynsay Gore, Andrew Hughes, Jade Parker

Kitchen Supervisors Janet Meehan

Cook Hannah Caven

Bar Supervisor Margaret Byron

Front of House Assistants Kim Armston, Gabriel Clark, Darren Edgar, Samuel Edney, Alice Entwistle, Amy Evans, Annette Evans, Paige Gadsby, Rob Galley, Eilidh Gibson, Lynsay Gore, Janet Graham, Daniel Granger, Cheryl Gregory, Nathalie Haley, Katy Hambelton, Dana Harrison, Matthew Jones, Zoe Keenan, Lois Lewis, Grace McDonough, Emma Meehan, Susan Molyneux, Nat Murphy, Beth Ollier, Maya Patel, Jade Parker, Zach Pierce, Catia Pizarro-Soeiro, George Platt, Jude Rowley, Stephanie Price, Rosa Sanchez-Johnson, Jimmy Slack, Lucy Summerton, Nicola Starkie, Aaron Swift, Doreen Vaughton, Mimi Waddington, Christina Wallwork, Leah Wilson, James Whaite, Lucy Woods

Cleaning Consultant Barbara Fearn

Cleaners Hazel Basford, Anthony Moss, Patricia Newby

Production

Head of Production Sam Fraser

Building Supervisor Matthew Clifford

Company Stage Manager Victoria Hubbard

Deputy Stage Managers Ashleigh German, Sophia Horrocks

Assistant Stage Manager Abigail Smith

Chief Electrician Jacob Mason-Dixon

Deputy Electrician Kay Buckley

Assistant Electrician Rebecca Heslop

Acting Construction Supervisor Pete Rimmer

Deputy Construction George Walters

Production Technician Harry Hearne

Props and Scenic Assistant Carly Whickman

Wardrobe Supervisor Mary Horan

Wardrobe Assistant Su Newell

Costume Maintenance Assistant Jessica Wild

Octagon Theatre Board of Trustees

Mrs C Moreland (Chair) Mr S Arnfield (Vice Chair)

Board Members
Cllr J Byrne, Ms R Colderley, Cllr M Murray, Cllr Anne-Marie Humphreys, Mrs S Jacob, Ms V Jones, Mr S McArdle, Mr S Parry, Cllr L Thomas, Mr B Webster, Ms E Wilson, Ms N Wilson, Mr M Mistry

Octagon Catering Services Ltd Board

Mrs C Moreland (Chair), Mr M Harrison, Cllr J Byrne, Mrs P Dickson, Mr B Webster

OCTAGON THEATRE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 

Mrs C Moreland
Mr R Gauld

Thank you to Learning and Participation Core Volunteers:
Gemma Bolton, Mirdza Booth, Niamh Brennan, Alex Burgess, Heather Burke, Katrina Fletcher, Amy Gibbs, Dean Hoy, Alison Jarvey, Jess Litchmore, Cara Novotny, Gina Percival, Bernadette Reynolds, Dan Sheader, Merryn Wells and Colette Wiseman.

Thank you to Front of House Volunteers:
Linda Adams, Sylvia Atherton, Liz Atty, Anne Bain,
Christine Barratt, Frederick Bradley, Nicola Chisnall,
Lynn Clarke, Gillian Clough, Ann Wemyess-Cooke, Janette Cosgrove, Judith Culfey, John Docherty, Marilyn Edwards, Margaret Farrell, Viv Forkgen, Simon Gray, Lynda Gray,
Lynn Grundy, Joan Hampson, Nora Healy, Louise Home, Faye Jennedy, Dave Jones, Anne Jowles, Frances Judge, Dharmendra Khimji, Janice Leatherbarrow, Max Lohan, Duncan MacPherson, Carol McLeod, Gwynneth McManns, Lucy Manley, Thomas Monk, Ann Morgan, Rebecca Murphy, Rebecca Murray, Christine Naughton, Fred Nuttall, Penelope Osborne, Kath Parker, Lynne Pasquill, Barbara Platt, Carl Pollitt, Therese Powel, Jennifer Quayle, Lydia Radford, Lynn Roach, Ken Roscoe, Jean Ruscoe, Moira Shuttleworth,
Geoffery Simpson, Brenda Slack, Greta Slane, Kate Smith, Martin Spencer, Rosemary Stokes, Kathleen Swanton, Donna Sweet, Joanne Tasker, Martyn Tierney, Jean Walters, Heather Westhead, Alison Whittaker, Pamela Wilkins, Julia Woods, Anne Wylie, Angela Yate.