Launched in 2008 by Jamie Hendry, we are one of the UK’s leading independent producers of theatre and live entertainment.
Based in the heart of the West End, our team initiate and lead the creative development and commercial presentation of live entertainment in London, New York and on tour in the UK and internationally.
2019 saw the launch of the New English Shakespeare Company, born out of a passion to make Shakespeare's work resonate with today's audiences. The company creates original, vibrant and accessible shows bringing a contemporary and musical twist to his iconic works.
NESC's inaugural production of Much Ado About Nothing received its world premiere in partnership with Dubai Opera.
Our feature film The Wind in the Willows: Live from the London Palladium opened in cinemas across the UK and Ireland in partnership with Showcase Cinema and Liberator Films. Filmed in Ultra-HD with full surround-sound, the film was the first in a new trend to distribute cinema-quality theatre around the world.
Our new musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's much loved classic The Wind in the Willows opened at the world famous London Palladium. The new show, commissioned by Jamie Hendry, has a book by Oscar Award-winning writer Julian Fellowes and music & lyrics by Olivier Award-winning duo George Stiles & Anthony Drewe, with a cast led by Rufus Hound.
We were delighted to partner with Boden on a new range of The Wind in the Willows clothing as well as with Nyetimber.
The Original Cast Album was launched in partnership with Sony Music and the show became available to license globally through our partners Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
2016 saw our magic phenomenon Impossible graduate into a global brand with productions initially launched in Dubai, Singapore, Manila and Lebanon. A return to the West End starred Britain's Got Talent winner Richard Jones and a new touring production played in theatres across the UK.
In 2015 we conceived and launched Impossible: Be Part of the Magic. The initial production opened in the West End, winning praise from Paul Daniels, Dynamo and the general public. The production launched with a live teleportation trick conceived for BBC's The One Show.
2014 saw our global Beatles phenomenon Let It Be return once again in the West End, this time at the Garrick Theatre following an extensive UK Tour where it continued to play to packed houses. The production also opened on Broadway.
In partnership with Chichester Festival Theatre, we produced Tim Firth's hit play Neville's Island in the West End at the Duke of York's theatre, starring Adrian Edmondson, Neil Morrissey, Miles Jupp & Robert Webb.
In 2013 due to exceptional demand, Let It Be transferred to the Savoy Theatre in the West End where it ran for over a year. Highlights of the year included an open top bus tour and partnerships with M&Ms and Hilton.
Overseas, we licensed and presented replica productions in Germany, Italy and Switzerland in partnership with BB Promotion and in Monaco, Russia and Singapore.
2012 saw the launch of Let It Be in the West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre. The production was launched in partnership with BBC Proms in the Park and received universal aclaim from critics and audiences alike.
We also launched the world premiere of Soho Cinders by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe in collaboration with the Soho Theatre.