I’m proud to be the Deputy Executive Director at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester, where my focus has been on the use of digital technologies to improve the audience experience, improve customer loyalty, and improve the financial resilience of the theatre through a reduced reliance on state subsidy – while shouting loudly about the need for public funding to remain in the long term!

On audience development, data and ticketing

Essex Digital Awards: A Few Minutes With…

Ahead of the Essex Digital Awards, I spoke to the organisers about the Mercury Theatre’s use of digital technologies in audience development. As we’re increasingly less constrained by cost-heavy formats…

Championing public funding for the arts in the media

Sunday Politics (East): Introduction of Theatre Tax Relief

Sunday Politics (East): Introduction of Theatre Tax Relief

BBC Essex: Should Arts Council NPO funding be spent on the NHS instead?

BBC Essex: Promoting Relaxed Performances for audience members with an Autistic Spectrum Condition