Adam Morley

Adam Morley is an award winning Director & Producer. He is a prolific broadcast & stage director with over 100 professional credits across his career to date. He is the Artistic Director of Independent UK touring company Baroque Theatre. He is also an executive producer and company director of several community interest, family entertainment and corporate training companies.

He places equality and diversity in the centre of all his work. He is the Associate Director of the Canal Café Theatre in London, home of the Guinness Book of World Records holders longest running live comedy show ‘Newsrevue’ and a patron of Actors awareness, promoting gender equality and diversity in the arts.

His work in film and advertising has twice been nominated at Cannes Lions, winning in 2006, he was named as one for the creatives of the year in Creative Review Magazine. He won an Editor’s Choice Award, Artistic Director for best new venue, Edinburgh 2008. He was awarded “Best Director for Theatre & Film” at the Fringe Report Awards 2012. Adam directed an acclaimed UK tour of ‘Great Expectations’ for the bicentenary of Charles Dickens birth . He directed ‘Dracula’ in the West End in a limited sold out run.

Adam has directed new writing based on the life of Woody Allen at The Pleasance Theatre. Credits include ‘The Birds’ by Conor McPherson from the story by Daphne du Maurier. ‘Inspector Morse House of Ghosts’, ‘The Haunting of Hill House’, ‘Up Pompeii’, ‘Death and the Maiden’ The World Premiere of Billionaire Boy by David Walliams.

John Byrne

John Byrne is a writer, broadcaster, and personal advisor to a wide range of international artists in the fields of drama, comedy, opera and popular

John Byrne has been the career advisor to The Stage Newspaper since 2003, during which time he has interviewed well over 3000 theatre and screen industry professionals ranging from beginners to established actors, directors, producers and technical crew.

He is a recipient of the IARA Awards for Diversity in 2016. John and his wife, New Wonder Management Agency Director Lola Williams alternate as judges for the Triforce International Film Festival and jointly support a £1K annual bursary for new directors.

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