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 (TRUSTEE) – 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 (Chair) –
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. 

Lucy Goaman (Trustee) –

Lucy Goaman is a marketing professional with a passion for the arts, education and the environment. She currently serves as the Director of Marketing at Kingsley School Devon. Prior to Kingsley, Lucy enjoyed an extensive career in marketing, working for both Gillette and Procter & Gamble. Lucy’s commitment to environmental education is evident in her current role at Cleaner Seas Group, a start-up which endeavours to help clear the oceans of micro-plastics. In her free time, Lucy enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly on the beautiful beaches of North Devon.

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.

Our Venues

The New – Peterborough

The Key – Peterborough

The Landmark – Ilfracombe

The Queen’s – Barnstaple