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We are currently closed with all public performances to the end of the year cancelled or postponed. We will reopen for new socially distanced shows and classes from January 2021, with a digital production of Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas available December 2020.


Meet the people who make it all happen


Rachel O'Riordan Artistic Director
Sian Alexander Executive Director
Patrick Hughes PA to the Directors


Tinuke Craig Artistic Associate
Nicholai La Barrie Artistic Associate
Phillip McMahon Artistic Associate
Nina Steiger Artistic Associate
Simon Stephens Artistic Associate


Iain Goosey Senior Producer
Helen Matravers Producer
Alex Hurst Resident Assistant Director, Birkbeck placement
Fiona Sowole Assistant Producer

Young Lyric

Rob Lehmann Director of Young Lyric
Jessica Drader Producer (Education)
Segun Olaiya Producer (Targeted Work)
Charlie Farrant Youth Worker (Support & Development)
Jernade Miah Young Lyric Co-ordinator
Kristina Nilles PHD Researcher
Rousy Begum Creative Teacher Consultant
Samuel Adebayo Young Lyric Host
Madeline Charlemagne Young Lyric Host
Hannah Desai Young Lyric Host
Sam Thompson Young Lyric Host

Communications and Sales

Amy Belson Director of Communications and Sales
Dion Wilson Head of Marketing
Lily Hayes Marketing Officer
Armani Ur-Rub PR and Media Officer
Will Warnock Deputy Box Office Manager
Alexandra Beaton Box Office Assistant
Eibe Brown Box Office Assistant
Sophie-Anna Brown Box Office Assistant
Nicky Chue Box Office Assistant
Samara Gannon Box Office Assistant
James Gladdon Box Office Assistant
Leonie Haynes-Moses Box Office Assistant
Aaron Kelly Box Office Assistant
Charlotte Kiely Box Office Assistant
Mariko Primarolo Box Office Assistant
Farshid Rokey Box Office Assistant
Sam Sheldon Box Office Assistant
Zoe Watson Box Office Assistant


Paul Gallagher Commercial Director
Lorna O’Connell Head of Events and Visitor Services
Jason Holness Visitor Services Manager
Stephanie Dawes Senior Duty Manager
Coral Tarran Duty Manager
Annaliese Smith Duty Manager
Krystal Henham Events & Hires Assistant
Jean-Baptiste Maizeroi Security Supervisor


Nathalie Bristow Director of Development
Isabelle Taylor Development Manager (Trusts and Foundations)
Ama Ofori-Darko Development Officer

Finance, Administration and Operations

Ivan Rockey Director of Finance & Resources
Chrissy Angus Head of Administration
Lesley Williams Head of Finance
Kunle Sanni Finance Officer
Simon Davis Head of Building Operations
Simon Jenkins Facilities Assistant


Seamus Benson Head of Production
Claire Bryan Company Stage Manager
Ellen McQuaid Head of Costume
Shaun Parry Head of Lighting
Lorna Munden Head of Sound and Video
Elizabeth Dickson Head of Stage
Dan Fisher Stage Deputy
Jet Sharp Sound Deputy
Nicola M Lighting Deputy
George Ogilvie Studio and Events Technical Manager

Visitor Services Assistants

Alice Grant Visitor Services Assistant
Angel Issaac Visitor Services Assistant
Chante Faucher Visitor Services Assistant
Charlotte Medhurst Visitor Services Assistant
Chris Coleman Visitor Services Assistant
Ed Phillips Visitor Services Assistant
Ellie Bibby Visitor Services Assistant
Emily Sadler Visitor Service Assistant
Emma Price Visitor Services Assistant
Henry Nott Visitor Service Assistant
Isabella Joan Visitor Service Assistant
Jamie Musora Visitor Service Assistant
Joshua O'Donoghue Visitor Service Assistant
Kai Walton Visitor Service Assistant
Luke Kebell Visitor Service Assistant
Matt Cowan Visitor Services Assistant
Marcus Omoro Visitor Services Assistant
Millie Beazely Visitor Services Assistant
Nadine Gray Visitor Service Assistant
Millie Wilkie Visitor Services Assistant
Robert Eadon Visitor Services Assistant
Wes Bozonga Visitor Services Assistant
Zoe Watson Visitor Services Assistant
Alec McCullough Visitor Services Assistant
Tom Fotheringham Visitor Services Assistant
The Lyric is a registered charity with a voluntary board of directors.


Lisa Burger Chair
Kamran Mallick
Liz Elston Mayhew
David Sharkey
Julie Molloy
Cllr. Sue Fennimore
Cllr Bora Kwon
Cllr Patricia Quigley
Cllr Jonathan Caleb-Landy

Development Committee

Carrie Armstrong
Cathy Comerford
Lynn Cosgrave
Janet Ellis MBE
Jane Fletcher
Misty Gale
Allison Gaynor
Juliet Herd
Joanna Kennedy
Sali Lewis
Liz Elston Mayhew Chair
Kate McGrath
Emma O'Kane
Liz Rigden

Corporate Advisory Board

Louise Angel
Charlotte Bullock
Robert Fletcher
Georgina Lewis
Minaxi Mistry