The Team

All the work we do is made possible by our full team here at the Unicorn, along with our Board and Creative Champions.

Royal Patron

Her Majesty The Queen

Creative Champions

Dame Susie Sainsbury, Honorary President of the Creative Champions
Justin Audibert, Artistic Director, Chichester Festival Theatre
Malorie Blackman OBE, Writer & former Children's Laureate
Lolita Chakrabarti OBE, Actor & Writer
Dame Julia Cleverdon, Business and Charity Executive
Joseph Coelho, Poet & current Waterstones Children's Laureate
Joanna David, Actress & Patron
Dame Judi Dench, Actress
Giles Havergal CBE, Patron
David Isaacs, Patron
Rory Kinnear, Actor
Jude Law, Actor & Producer
Kate Pakenham, Producer, Executive & Creative Consultant
Colin Simon, Former Business Director & Trustee
Nizam Uddin OBE, Chief Strategy Officer at Algbra

Board of Directors

Dr Vanessa Ogden (Chair)
Ros Brooke-Taylor
Dominic Griffiths
Axa Hynes
Musonda Kapotwe
Bijan Sheibani
Patrick Sherrington
Piers Torday
Jean Tsang
Susan E. Walton



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Artistic Director
Rachel Bagshaw
Co-Executive Director
Bailey Lock
Co-Executive Director
Helen Tovey
Associate Director (freelance)
Robin Belfield
Artistic Associate (freelance) Jean Chan
Senior Producer
Katie Shahatit
Lara Tysseling
Creative Hub Director Georgia Dale
Creative Hub Producer (Schools)
Shanti Sarkar
Creative Hub Producer
Ross Wylie
Creative Hub & Producing Assistant
Cristal Cole
General Manager (Maternity Leave)
Ella Becker
General Manager (Maternity Cover) Rachael Smith
Finance Director
Ida Karimi
Assistant to the Artistic Director
Sophie Underwood
Finance Manager
Marianna Zicari
Finance Assistant
Anastasia Gallan


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Technical and Production Director Ria Tubman
Technical Manager
Stuart Burgess
Venue Technicians Lewis Downham, Jack Elston, Bernadette Ward
Company Stage Manager
Ros Dore
Resident Design Assistant
Ellie Roser
Deputy Production Manager
Audrey Owusu-Frempong
Facilities ManagerJordan Langford
Stage Door Administrator
Davida Afriyie
Stage Door Keepers Alice Hope Wilson, Bobby Wilkinson, Dot Alma, Frey Kwa Hawking, Jamie Maier, Julie Patten, Nathan QD, Rob Wilson, Sam Pay


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Director of Development Lucy Buxton
Development Manager (Trusts and Foundations)
Anna Lyttle
Development Manager (Individual Giving)
Lily Easton
Development Assistant Juliette Moore


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Director of Marketing and Communications Paola Pozzi
Marketing Manager Clare Bailey
Audience Development Officer (Schools and Access) Chana Edwards
Marketing Officer Gehna Badhwar
Box Office Audience Development Assistant Lottie Manning
Press and PR (freelance) Clióna Roberts, CRPR

Front of House Manager Laura Harris
Box Office Manager Rhys Evans
Deputy Manager (Front of House & Box Office) James Darby

Performance Managers Alex Dowding, Alex Hinds, Bobby Wilkinson, Daniel Gee, Nor Leinster, Jamie Maier, Robbie Burton-Moore

Box Office Assistants Annie Kershaw, Joel Oladapo, Nathan Queeley-Dennis, Shannon Fox, Amber De Ruyt, Bobby Wilkinson, Joelle Carroll-Fitch, Nor Leinster, Hannah Akhalu

Senior Front of House Assistant Matthew Newell
Front of House Assistants Alicia Walker, Amber Medway, Ben Wilson, Carole Mitchell, DJ Hassan, Eleanor Mack, Emily Haigh-Ellis, Ezra Joy, Fatima Balogun, Gisela Mulindwa, Henrietta Thomas, Howes Reynolds, Isobel Tyrell, Isoken Osunde, Jackie Downer, Jamie Maier, Kelvin Atmadibrata, Lily McNeill, Louis Proud, Mariana Macias Marquez, Megan Brodie, Neave Matthews, Nor Leinster, Phoebe Moore, Renecia Allen, Rob Bowler, Rob Leach, Robert Pearce, Soline Smith, Tom Royal, Tianna Haffenden