Our Team

David Burns

David Burns

Press and Media Officer

After working as an actor, David moved into theatre marketing and publicity some twenty-five years ago, first working with the likes of Rambert Dance Company, the Society of London Theatre and the Really Useful Group, before setting up his theatre PR company in 2004. He has worked with us since 2010.

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Jo Heanley

Jo Heanley

Resident Producer

Jo looks after the administration of our shows, dealing with everything from contracts to rehearsal rooms to production meetings. Jo grew up in Germany and moved to the UK in 2016. She studied psychology, which came in useful in her following career as a stage manager! She joined us in 2019.

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Penny Horner

Penny Horner

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Penny started her career as a riding instructor - an idyllic life, happily working all over the country. Then she came back to live with family in Richmond, and began a new career in publishing - why? - working for Michael Heseltine! Then she met Howard Jameson, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Howard Jameson

Howard Jameson

Chair of Trustees and Co-Founder

Howard’s ‘baptism of fire’ into theatre came when together with Penny Horner he decided to turn the changing rooms of an Italian restaurant into a theatre! Now it seems a lifetime ago, but it’s been an incredible journey. And he still enjoys serving our patrons drinks when asked to be the barman!

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Tom Littler

Tom Littler

Artistic Director and Executive Producer

Tom joined us in 2017 after four years as Associate Director of Theatre503 and ten as Artistic Director of Primavera. He restructured Jermyn Street Theatre as a producing house, and now programmes and produces our shows. He’s directed all over the UK and Europe, but this is home!

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Cat Robey

Cat Robey

Carne Deputy Director

Cat works between the office and the theatre, working on shows, managing press nights, reading scripts and proposals. Cat studied directing at Birkbeck and RADA, and has worked at the Young Vic, Shakespeare’s Globe, Live Theatre Newcastle and HOME. Her position is sponsored by the Carne Trust!

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Ciaran Walsh

Ciaran Walsh

Marketing and Publications Officer

Ciaran looks after the theatre’s social media and advertising, in-house graphic design and programmes. He graduated from university in 2019 with a degree in English and is originally from Aylesbury.

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HRH Princess Michael of Kent

HRH Princess Michael of Kent

Honorary Patron

Since 1995, the Princess has been a tremendous supporter of our theatre. Despite her many patronages, HRH always finds time to visit, along with many of her friends, to enjoy our productions.

Sir Michael Gambon

Sir Michael Gambon

Patron

One of Britain's best-loved actors, equally renowned for his work on stage and screen, Sir Michael became our Patron in 2017. He starred opposite Eileen Atkins in our world premiere of Beckett's All That Fall, directed by Trevor Nunn.


Associate Designer
Louie Whitemore

Artistic Associates
Kennedy Bloomer, Natasha Rickman, Stella Powell-Jones

CREATIVE ASSOCIATES
Gabbie Bird, Layla Bradbeer, Krystal Campbell, Ben Clark, Teresa Donovan, Somebody Jones, Hana Keegan, Hannah Kumari, Chirag Benedict Lobo, Amma-Afi Osei, Theresa Pine, Elliot Pritchard, Camila Robinson-Rodriguez, Darren Sinnott, Ali Taie, Khadifa Wong

FOH Duty Managers
Grace Wessels, Alex Pearson, Adam Lilley, Adam Ishaq

Day Staff
Laura Jury-Hyde, Hilary Casey

Bar Team
Mandy Berger, Jerry Cox, Wendy Ann Jefferies

Technical Staff
T.B.D.

Building Manager
Jon Wadey

Web and Graphic Design
Robin Powell / Ideasfor

Web Development
Robert Iles / Dynamic Listing

Martin Docherty, Sinéad Cusack, Frankie Wilson, Michael Nardone, Trevor Laird in Stitchers. Photo by Robert Workman.

Martin Docherty, Sinéad Cusack, Frankie Wilson, Michael Nardone, Trevor Laird in Stitchers