Lotte Wakeham

Associate Director


RSC: Matilda The Musical.

TRAINING: National Theatre Studio.

THEATRE INCLUDES: Lotte was appointed Artistic Director of the Octagon Theatre in Bolton in 2018. As Artistic Director, she has programmed new, bold and adventurous work, including a Zoom production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream during the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to this she was Associate Artistic Director at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. As Director: Seagulls (Bolton Octagon); Jess and Joe Forever, Adventure Playground, Di and Viv and Rose and The World Goes Round (SJT); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Guildford Shakespeare Company); The Hound of the Baskervilles (English Theatre Frankfurt/Jermyn Street/Deutsches Theater Munich); Wonderland (UK tour); Twelfth Night (UK tour); The Buskers Opera (Park Theatre); Sweet Charity (Leicester Curve); Danny the Champion of the World (UK tour); Lizzie Siddal (Arcola);
Upper Cut (Southwark Playhouse) and Rumpelstiltskin (Theatre Royal Bath/Mac, Belfast). Lotte has twice been nominated as Best Director in the Off West End Awards.

RADIO INCLUDES: Before They Were Famous and Macbeth.