Performers include

Adrianna Bertola (Matilda), Rebecca Craven (Waterloo Road), David Rubin (RSC, Doctor Who), Paul Barnhill (RSC, Ready Player One, BFG), Nigel Betts (Boy Meets Girl), Nicola Thorpe (Coronation Street), Mark Monero (Eastenders), Rochelle Rose (salt.), Ricky Oakly (Doctors), Alessandro Babalola (Macbeth), Lucy McCormick, (Triple Threat), Rebecca Lucy Taylor (SelfEsteem, Slow Club), Amrou Al-Kahid (Denim), Nathan Bryon (Benidorm), Max Oleskar (Peep Show, W1A), Matt Ralph (Impractical Jokers), Paul Biggin (Doctor Who), Ryan Carter (Motown).


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Steve Marmion has a unique skillset and wealth of knowledge in the creation and production of these cutting edge, entertaining and spectacular pantomimes. His award-winning creative team have designed, choreographed, staged and composed some of the biggest and most acclaimed new-pantomimes of the last ten years – including pioneering the now famous Lyric Hammersmith panto.

Steve and his team annually create the flagship pantomime at the renowned Oxford Playhouse.

Books Directing Pantomime and Getting Directions are studies of Steve’s unique process and practice.

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Dan is an experienced senior manager and consultant within the theatre and cultural sector with over twenty years’ experience as a producer, theatre manager and local authority arts officer. Dan has worked in a diverse range of organisations including the private, public and third sectors, in venues and non-venues, both in the West End and throughout the UK. He has produced and directed off-Broadway as well as 35 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out and award-winning productions. 

He is a member of The Arts Council Regional Board for East and South East England and Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. He is a full member of the Institute of Fundraising and recently raised over £2.5 million for the Viva Spencer’s Mill project in Cambridgeshire, funded in part by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

Dan recently completed a commission for The Local Government Association and for Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) Dash Arts, providing them with a ten-year business plan for a new 650 seat venue with 150 seat studio, rehearsal rooms, restaurant and bar. This enabled them to secure £31m+ for the Woolwich Works project by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to restore five heritage industrial buildings on the Royal Arsenal Woolwich, creating a new landmark cultural hub for London. 

As part of the Tricolor team, Dan supported Hull City Council in their successful £2 million Cultural Recovery Fund bid to The Arts Council/DCMS to support Hull’s City Hall and New Theatre. Dan has also worked with Durham Cathedral to develop a unique, exciting, innovative and commercially viable creative programme that will develop audiences, boost income and underpin post-Covid recovery for the cathedral. 



Training: Dixon-Woods School of Dance and Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre credits include: Dance Captain/Ensemble in The Bodyguard (Adelphi Theatre, West End) as Dance Captain/Ensemble. We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre West End); Billy in Blockbuster (Workshop); u/s Ash & Dance Captain in Never Forget (UK national tour); Ensemble & u/s Ren & Assistant Dance Captain in Footloose (UK tour); Sinatra (choreographed by Stephen Mear, UK tour); understudied and played the role of Pepper in Mamma Mia (Prince of Wales Theatre); Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre, West End); Fame (Aldwych Theatre) where he understudied and played the roles of Goody, Schlomo and Nick Piazza; the roles of Fritz/Prince Bon Bon and Gobstopper in Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker (Sadler’s Wells and Japanese & Korean tour); Oh! What A Night as Swing & understudy to the roles of Sal & Stretch Mulligan (UK tour).

Television credits: Dancer for Emma Bunton on TOTP, T4, CDUK, The Kumars and the Lycra Style Awards.  Other TV appearances include This Morning; GMTV; Victoria’s Secrets; Gloria Hunniford’s – Open House; The Queen’s 80th Birthday Celebrations at Buckingham Palace and Blue Peter.

Additionally, Stuart teaches full time at The Urdang Academy.

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Theatre credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Dick Whittington & his Cat, Jack and the Beanstalk (Oxford Playhouse); The One, Blueberry Toast, Roller Diner, First Love is the Revolution (Soho Theatre); Octopus Soup! (Belgrade Theatre); The Tempest (RSC/Ohio); Omeros, Romeo and Juliet (Globe Theatre); Charlie F (UK tour/Toronto); The Complaint, Everything Is Illuminated (Hampstead); The Price (West End/Tricycle/Tour); The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Translations, Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It (National Theatre); Measure For Measure, Richard III, The Roman Actor, King Baby (RSC), The Entertainer (Old Vic).