Luke Sheppard

RSC: Matilda.

TRAINED: University of Bristol, Noël Coward Trainee Director at Salisbury Playhouse.

THEATRE INCLUDES: As Director: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (Leicester Curve); In the Heights, Next Fall (Southwark Playhouse); Pinocchio, 101 Dalmatians (Castle, Wellingborough); Soul Music, Mort (Rose, Kingston); Happy Never After (Pleasance); Soho Cinders, Betty Blue Eyes (Arts Ed); Peter Pan (Beck); Lysistrata Jones, She Loves Me (GSA); Bed and Sofa (Finborough Theatre); The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Fantastic Mr Fox (Wilde); Beware Soft Mud (Vineyard, New York); The Great British Soap Opera (Jermyn Street/Edinburgh); Jet Set Go (Jermyn Street/Theatre503/Edinburgh). As Associate Director: Singin’ in the Rain (Palace Theatre/Chichester Festival). As Assistant Director: Into the Woods (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Private Lives (Salisbury Playhouse); Hamlet (Tobacco Factory). As Movement Director: Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz (Wilde); First Lady Suite (Union); The Music of Chance (National Theatre Studio); Force 9½ (Theatre Workshop/Upstairs at the Gatehouse). Luke was a JMK Award finalist and attended the National Theatre Studio Directors’ Course.

Lotte Wakeham

RSC: Matilda.

TRAINED: Oxford University. Lotte attended the National Theatre Studio Directors’ Course.

THEATRE INCLUDES: As Director: Twelfth Night (UK tour); Sweet Charity (Leicester Curve); Danny the Champion of the World (UK tour); Upper Cut (Southwark Playhouse); Rumpelstiltskin (The Egg, Bath Theatre Royal); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (UK tour); The Other School (St James Theatre); Spend Spend Spend (Bridewell); The House of Bernarda Alba (Electric); A Christmas Carol (Network Theatre); Allegro (Bridewell); The Kissing-Dance (Jermyn Street); The Happiest Day of Your Life (Vineyard Theatre, New York); Date One (Flea Theatre, New York); Fair Trade (Edinburgh/tour); Thinking the Deep Thoughts (Old Vic); The Junction (Theatre503); Austentatious (Landor); The Diary of a Nobody (Drill Hall); The ‘Language of Love’ Shakespeare Festival (Rose, Kingston); Rain, Steam and Speed (Etcetera); Dido, Queen of Carthage (Little Hawks Theatre Co.). Lotte has also worked extensively as an Assistant/Associate Director in the West End, for directors including Richard Eyre, Roger Michell and Jeremy Sams.

RADIO: Before They Were Famous; Macbeth.