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Chief Executive Officer

Ruth Eastwood

 

Management Team

Max Allatt – Technical Manager

Shaun Gorringe – Front of House Manager

Andrew Howard – Marketing Manager

Colin Johnston – Venue Development Manager

Robert Kearton – Contracts & Administration Manager

Mark Preston – Finance and Business Manager

Celine Wyatt – Creative Learning Manager

 

Marketing

Amy Warner – Assistant Marketing Manager
Natalie Townsend – Digital Marketing Officer
Richard Everingham – Marketing Administrator

 

Finance

Rose Rankin – Finance Officer

 

Box Office

Lucy Worthington- Sales Manager

Josie Harrison – Supervisor

Amy Brailsford – Supervisor

Chris Greenwood

Nick Richards

Sam Black

Shannon Meldrum

Olivia Taylor

Courtney Wildon

 

Front of House

Neil Armstrong – Duty Manager (Bars)

Jenny Simpson – Duty Manager

Nicola Allatt

Robert Bagshaw

Mia Davidson

Sasha Ehlke-West

Susan Halliwell

Saffron Pye

Tony Sanderson

Matthew Shires

Marisa Tancredi

Marcus Taylor

Abigail Warne

James Withers

Steven Turner – Operations Assistant

 

Youth Arts

Phill Fairhurst – Creative Learning Co-ordinator

 

 

Stage

James Slater – Technical Stage Manager
John Hopwood – Chief Electrician
Mark Harrison – Technician (Lighting and Sound)

 

 

Housekeeping

Tony Silva – Housekeeping Team Leader

Michael Collins

Vicki Roberts

Michael Collinge

P J Hart

 

Blackpool Grand Theatre (Arts and Entertainments) Ltd Board

Anthony Stone LALAM (Chair)

Tony Depledge OBE (Deputy Chair)

Lindsay Campbell

Stephen Crocker

Michael Dickson (Treasurer)

Glenn Mascord

David Parry

Susan Walker

Karen Ross

Philip Welsh

Edward Linton

 

Blackpool Grand Theatre Trust Board

 

Roger Lloyd Jones IPFA CFIIA (Chair)

Richard Baguley

Robin Duke

John Grady

Zoe Hammond LLB Hons (Deputy Chair)

Matthew Hill RIBA

Gwen Law

Michelle Wiseman

Amelia Hindle

Mark Price

 

Patron

Amanda Thompson OBE

 

Vice Presidents

Barry Fothergill (Arts & Entertainment, Trust)
Cllr David Owen (Arts & Entertainment, Trust)
Geoff Tolson (Arts & Entertainment, Trust)
Neil Thomson (Trust)

 

Blackpool Grand Theatre Catering Company Board

Anthony Stone LALAM (Chair)
Tony Depledge OBE

Honorary Archivists

Geoff Tolson
Linda Tolson MBE

 

Friends of The Grand Committee

John Grady – Chairman and Treasurer

Ann Royle – Secretary

Ken Bowe

Edward Linton

Dorothy Malone

Geraldine Porter

Marjorie D Taylor

Christine Watkins

Irene Watson

Seamus Graeme

 

The Grand has been managed and programmed by a succession of theatre managers: Brendan Sweeney (1981), John Shedwick (1982-1988), Paul Iles (1988-1992; 2005-2007), Will Quekett (1993-1994), Danny Moar (1995-1996), Stephanie Sirr (1997-2001), Peter Cutchie (2002-2005), Paul Iles (2005-2007), Neil Thomson (2007-2013) and Ruth Eastwood (2013-)

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