Welcome to Landmark theatres
About Landmark Theatres
Landmark Theatres, born from Selladoor Venues is a portfolio of regional venues in North Devon and Peterborough receiving a wide variety of arts and cultural opportunities for local communities including major touring productions, high profile live music acts, big-name stand-up comedy, dance, superb theatre and new writing. We also produce high quality Theatre, Drama and Family productions including our annual family Pantomime in Peterborough.
We pride ourselves on an in-depth understanding of the locations in which we operate. Working in areas of lower cultural engagement across the UK. We are respecting and responsive to local priorities, deliver innovation and work in partnership to empowering our communities. We deliver a breadth of creative activities and ways in which our communities can engage whether that be as an audience member, participant, decision maker or through developing talent.
Meet the Trustees
The board bring a wealth of experience across arts, community, social
enterprise & financial, offering stability to the project through their understanding
of Landmark Theatre aims, knowledge of place, arts sector, & experience in
running successful organisations.
David Hutchinson (Chair) – CEO of Selladoor
Worldwide & Path Entertainment.
Extensive producer credits incl:
9 to 5 The Musical
(Savoy Theatre, UK & International Tours); Bring It On (South Bank) Falsettos
(Other Palace) Flashdance The Musical (UK & International Tours),
Madagascar The Musical (UK & International Tours), Avenue Q (UK Tour),
Amelie The Musical (West End). In 2020 David launched Gamepath – to
develop large-scale experiential productions in collaboration with leading
brands. Monopoly Lifesized, in partnership with HASBRO, opened in 2021.
Harriet Finney –
Deputy CEO BFI.
Harriet most recently oversaw the development of the
BFI’s new 10-year National Lottery strategy working with stakeholders across
the cultural sector, industry & government to advance the UK’s position as a
global leader in screen. Prior to this she was Deputy CEO at the Creative
Industries Federation (Creative UK), focusing on industrial and cultural policy. Harriet started
her career in the City, working in equity sales for Dresdner Bank and UBS,
before joining Chrysalis Group PLC as their head of corporate communications
from 2002 until its sale in 2011.
Meet the Senior Management Team
Paul Jepson – CEO & creative director
Paul is our CEO and Creative Director but also the brains behind our innovative business model. Paul is an exceptionally experienced sector leader, writer, director and producer as well as inventing and implementing sector – leading participation programmes. Paul is dedicated to seeing a full house, laughter, concentration & joy in the transformative power of theatre!
Natalie Phillips – Head of Content
Natalie is responsible for Programming, Marketing and Box Office departments across Landmark Theatres. Natalie has a background in Ticketing and Audience Development and has most recently worked for Arts Council England bringing knowledge of arts development to our new business model. Natalie is passionate about data and ensuring all audiences have opportunity to cultural experiences.
Mark Farley – General manager, N.Devon
Mark is responsible for the management of both the Queen’s Theatre Barnstaple & the Landmark Theatre Ilfracombe. With over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the arts & cultural sector management, he is passionate about empowering people from all walks of life to develop their own creative abilities, encouraging them to flourish and fulfil their boundless potential.
JAG SINGH – General Manager, Peterborough
Jag has dedicated his 25+ year professional career to venue management and has worked in multiple leisure & hospitality businesses across both the commercial & private sector. Graduating university with a Master’s in Business Administration, Jag is now the dedicated general manager of both the Key Theatre and the New Theatre in Peterborough. Providing motivation and direction to his incredible team, he strives to always deliver excellent service to ensure business resilience.
Ben lyon – ross – head of talent & participation
Ben has worked as a producer, programmer and dramaturge of new work over the course of his career, focusing in participatory theatre and artist development. Ben is committed to working with communities to tell new stories and make theatre more accessible.