history:Jonathan Church & Alan Finch

Jonathan Church and Alan Finch, 2014.


Festival Theatre:

Entertaining Angels – Richard Everett

Carousel – music Richard Rodgers & lyrics Oscar Hammerstein

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby – Charles Dickens (version by David Edgar, music & lyrics by Stephen Oliver)

Pravda – Howard Brenton & David Hare


In Praise of Love – Terence Rattigan

Tonight at 8.30 – Noël Coward

The Father – August Strindberg (version by Mike Poulton)


Festival Theatre:

The Last Confession – Roger Crane

Babes in Arms – music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart

Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby – Charles Dickens (version by David Edgar, music & lyrics by Stephen Oliver)


Office Suite – Alan Bennett

Macbeth – William Shakespeare

The Waltz of the Toreadors – Jean Anouilh (version by Ranjit Bolt)

I Am Shakespeare – Mark Rylance


Festival Theatre:

The Cherry Orchard – Anton Chekov (version by Mike Poulton)

The Music Man – books, music & lyrics by Meredith Wilson

The Circle – W Somerset Maughm

Calendar Girls – Tim Firth


Funny Girl – music by Julie Styne, lyrics by Bob Merill

Collaboration – Ronald Harwood

Taking Sides – Ronald Harwood

Six Characters in Search of an Author – Luigi Pirandello (version by Rupert Goold and Ben Power)

Aristo – Martin Sherman


Festival Theatre:

Hay Fever – Noël Coward

Cyrano de Bergerac – Edmond de Rostand (version by Anthony Burgess)

Oklahoma! – music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck, version by Frank Gelati

Separate Tables – Terence Rattigan


The Last Cigarette – Simon Gray

Taking Sides – Ronald Harwood

Collaboration – Ronald Harwood

Wallenstein – Friedrich Schiller (version by Mike Poulton)

The House of Special Purpose – Heidi Thomas

ENRON – Lucy Prebble


Festival Theatre:

Yes, Prime Minister – Anthony Jay & Jonathan Lynn

42nd Street – music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Hal Dubin

Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw

ENRON – Lucy Prebble

A Month in the Country – Ivan Turgenev (version by Brian Friel)


Bingo – Edward Bond

Love Story – music by Howard Goodall, lyrics by Stephen Clark

The Critic – Richard Brinsley Sherridan

The Real Inspector Hound – Tom Stoppard

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Robert Tressell (version by Howard Brenton)

The Master Builder – Henrik Ibsen (version by David Edgar)


Festival Theatre:

Rosencrantz and Guildernstern Are Dead – Tom Stoppard

Singin’ in the Rain – based on the MGM screenplay (version by Betty Comden & Adolph Green)

The Deep Blue Sea – Terence Rattigan

Rattigan’s Nijinsky – Nicholas Wright

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim


She Loves Me – music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Top Girls – Caryl Churchill

The Syndicate – Eduardo de Filippo (version by Mike Poulton)

South Downs – David Hare

The Browning Version – David Hare


Festival Theatre:

The Way of the World – William Congreve

A Marvellous Year for Plums – Hugh Whitemore

Kiss Me Kate – music & lyrics by Cole Porter

Heartbreak House – George Bernard Shaw

Antony and Cleopatra – William Shakespeare


Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekhov (version by Michael Frayn)

Canvass – Michael Wynne

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui – Bertolt Brecht (version by George Tabori)

Surprises – Alan Ayckbourn

Absurd Person Singular – Alan Ayckbourn

Private Lives – Noel Coward


Theatre In The Park:

Barnum – Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Michael Stewart

Neville’s Island – Tim Firth


The Pajama Game – Music & lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross

If Only – David Edgar

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui – Bertolt Brecht (version by Alistair Beaton)

Another Country – Julian Mitchell

King Lear – William Shakespeare

The Witches – Roald Dahl (version by David Wood)


Festival Theatre:

Amadeus – Peter Shaffer

Guys and Dolls – Music & lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling & Abe burrows (based on characters by Damon Runyon)

Gypsy – Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim & book by Arthur Laurents

An Ideal Husband – Oscar Wilde

The Hundred and One Dalmatians – Dodie Smith (version by Bryony Lavery)


Stevie – Hugh Whitemore

Pressure – David Haig

Miss Julie/Black Comedy – August Strindberg (version by Rebecca Lenkiewicz)/Peter Shaffer

Pitcairn – Richard Bean

Taken At Midnight – Mark Hayhurst

Frankie & Johnny In The Clair De Lune – Terrence McNally


Festival Theatre:

Way Upstream – Alan Ayckbourn

A Damsel In Distress – Music & lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin, book by Jeremy Sams & Robert Hudson (based on the novel by P.G. Wodehouse)

Mack & Mabel – Music & lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Michael Stewart (revised by Francine Pascal)

Young Chekhov: Platonov/Ivanov/The Seagull – Anton Chekhov (versions by David Hare)


The Rehearsal – Jean Anouilh (version by Jeremy Sams)

Educating Rita – Willy Russell

For Services Rendered – W. Somerset Maughm

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – Frank McGuinness

Promenade (at Cass Sculpture Foundation):

Running Wild – Michael Morpurgo (version by Samuel Adamson)


Festival Theatre:

An Enemy Of The People – Henrik Ibsen (version by Christopher Hampton)

Ross – Terence Rattigan

Half A Sixpence – Music & lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drew, book by Julian Fellowes (based on original songs by David Heneker and the novel by H.G. Wells)

Love’s Labour’s Lost/Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) – William Shakespeare  (co-production RSC)


Travels With My Aunt – Music & lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drew, book by Ron Cowen & Daniel Lipman (based on the novel by Graham Greene)

First Light – Mark Hayhurst

Fracked – Alistair Beaton

Strife – John Galsworthy

This House – James Graham (co-production National Theatre & Headlong)