Company History

Since 2002, Nick Brooke Limited has presented the following productions:
 
2002/03
"Corpse" by Gerald Moon - UK Tour 
Cast – Paul McGann, Colin Baker and Louise Jameson 
Directed by Robin Herford
 
2003
"The Shell Seekers" by Terence Brady and Charlotte Bingham – UK Tour 
Cast – Stephanie Cole, Karen Drury, Veronica Roberts, Timothy Carlton, Ian Shaw and Paul Chapman 
Directed by David Taylor
 
"Through The Leaves" by Franz Xaver Kroetz – Duchess Theatre, London 
Cast – Simon Callow and Ann Mitchell 
Directed by Daniel Kramer 
Ann Mitchell was nominated in this production for both the 2003 Evening Standard and Olivier Best Actress Award
 
2004
"84 Charing Cross Road" by James Roose-Evans  – UK Tour 
Cast – Rula Lenska and William Gaunt 
Directed by James Roose-Evans
 
"The Shell Seekers" – 2nd UK Tour 
Cast – Rosemary Leach, Karen Ascoe, Marilyn Cutts, Gary Hope, Mark Elstob and John Arthur 
Directed by David Taylor
 
"My Boy Jack" by David Haig – UK Tour 
Cast – David Haig and Belinda Lang 
Directed by David Haigh
 
2005
"Art" by Yasmina Reza – UK Tour 
Cast – Simon Shepherd, Michael Garner and Russell Boulter 
Directed by Simon Shepherd
 
"Arsenic and Old Lace" by Joseph Kesselring – UK Tour 
Cast – Angela Thorne, Brigit Forsyth and Sylvester McCoy 
Directed by Robin Herford
 
"Framed" by Martin Stirling – UK Tour 
Cast – Lucy Benjamin, Thomas Craig and Vincenzo Pellegrino 
Directed by Roger Redfarn
 
"The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – UK Tour and Criterion Theatre, London (July 2005) 
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"Marrying The Mistress" by Joanna Trollope, adapted for the stage by David Taylor – UK Tour
Cast – Adrian Lukas, Caroline Langrishe, Jeremy Clyde and Polly Adams 
Directed by David Taylor
 
"The Play What I Wrote" by Hamish McColl and Sean Foley – UK Tour 
Directed by Hugh Borthwick
 
2006
"Marrying The Mistress" – 2nd UK Tour 
Cast – as above 
Directed by David Taylor
 
"The Shell Seekers" – 3rd UK Tour 
Cast – Susannah York, Karen Ascoe, Carol Holt, Timothy Carlton, Damien Matthews and David Firth 
Directed by David Taylor
 
"Strangers On A Train" by Craig Warner – UK Tour 
Cast – Alex Ferns, Will Thorp, Anita Harris, Colin Baker and Leah Bracknell 
Directed by Robin Herford
 
"Asenic and Old Lace" by Joseph Kesselring – 2nd UK Tour 
Cast – Louise Jameson, Sherrie Hewson and Wayne Sleep 
Directed by Robin Herford
 
"The French Lieutenant’s Woman" by John Fowles, adapted for the stage by Mark Healy – UK Tour 
Cast – Anthony Howell, George Irving and Katy Odey 
Directed by Kate Saxon
 
"The Gruffalo" – 2nd UK Tour and Arts Theatre, London (Christmas 2006/07)
 
2007
"Bedroom Farce" by Alan Ayckbourn – UK Tour 
Cast – Colin Baker, Louise Jameson, James Midgley and Natalie Cassidy 
Directed by Robin Herford
 
"Deadlock" by Peter Benedict – UK Tour 
Cast – Simon Ward, Karen Drury and Richard Driscoll 
Directed by Peter Benedict
 
"Hobson’s Choice" by Harold Brighouse – UK Tour 
Cast – John Savident, Carolyn Backhouse and Dylan Charles 
Directed by Jonathan Church
 
"The Gruffalo’s Child" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – UK Tour and Arts Theatre, London (Christmas 2007/08) 
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
2008
"Hobson’s Choice" – 2nd UK Tour 
Cast – as above 
Directed by Jonathan Church
 
"Deadly Game" by David Foley – UK Tour 
Cast – Karen Drury, Kevin Pallister and Steven Pinder 
Directed by Ian Marr
 
"Private Lives" by Noel Coward – UK Tour 
Cast – Sarah Crowe and Steven Pinder 
Directed by Chris Jordan
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" by Judith Kerr, adapted for the stage by David Wood – UK Tour 
Directed by David Wood
 
"My Brilliant Divorce" by Geraldine Aron – UK Tour 
Cast – Dillie Keane 
Directed by Tim Luscombe
 
"The Gruffalo" – 3rd UK Tour and Duchess, Theatre, London (Christmas 2008/09)
 
2009
"Fascinating Aida" – 25th Anniversary Production – UK Tour (Spring, Edinburgh Festival, Autumn and 59E59 Theatre, New York – Christmas 2009/10) 
Cast – Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman 
Directed by Frank Thompson 
This production was nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards in New York in May 2010
 
"Women On The Verge Of HRT" by Marie Jones- UK Tour 
Cast – Louise Jameson and Janet Dibley 
Directed by Noreen Kershaw
 
"Dixie’s Tupperware Party" created by Kris Anderson – Edinburgh Festival
 
"We’re Going On A Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen – Duchess Theatre, London and UK Tour 
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
"The Gruffalo" – Apollo Theatre, London (Christmas 2009/10)
 
2010
"Fascinating Aida" – 2nd UK Tour (Spring and Edinburgh Festival) 
Cast – as above 
Directed by Frank Thompson
 
"Room On A Broom" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – Garrick Theatre, London and UK Tour 
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"Celebrity Autobiography" created by Eugene Pack – Edinburgh Festival and Leicester Square Theatre, London 
Cast – Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Michael Urie, George Wendt, Phil Jupitus, Rufus Hound, Doon McKichan, Sally Phillips, Dom Jolly, David Tennant, Stephen Merchant and others
 
"The Gruffalo" – Garrick Theatre, London (Christmas 2010/11)
 
2011
"The Gruffalo's Child" – by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – Arts Depot (North Finchley) and UK Tour
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"Mr. Benn" – by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – UK Tour
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" – by Judith Kerr, adapted for the stage by David Wood – Vaudeville Theatre (West End) and the Warwick Arts Centre
Directed by David Wood
 
"Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter" – Premiere at the Edinburgh Festival 2011 and UK Tour
Directed by John Malkovich
 
"Mr. Stink" – by David Walliams, adapted for the stage by Matthew White – UK Tour
Directed by Matthew White
 
"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" – by Eric Carle – 1st UK Tour
Directed by Jim Morrow
 
"We're Going On A Bearhunt" – by Michael Rosen, adapted for the stage by Sally Cookson – Northcott Theatre (Exeter)
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
"Room On A Broom" – by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, adapted for the stage by Toby Mitchell – Birmingham Town Hall for Christmas residence
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Gruffalo" – Lyric Theatre, London (Christmas 2011/12)
 
2012
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" – by Eric Carle – Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai Tour
Directed by David Wood
 
"We're Going On A Bear Hunt" – by Michael Rosen – Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai Tour
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
"The Gruffalo" – Spring/Summer UK Tour, Christmas Season ArtsDepot, North Finchley
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" – Spring/Summer UK Tour, West End Summer Season, Christmas Season Norwich Playhouse and Leicester Curve
Directed by David Wood
 
"Angelina Ballerina The Mousical" – Summer/Autumn and Chrismas UK Tour
Directed by Miranda Larson
 
"Gilbert and Sullivan In Brief(s)" – Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Directed by Ray Cullom
 
"One Man Lord Of The Rings" – Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Directed by Charlie Ross
 
"One Man Star Wars" – Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Ireland Tour
Directed by Charlie Ross
 
"Julian Sands in Celebration of Harold Pinter" – Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Autumn UK Tour and season in New York
Directed by John Malkovich
 
"Churchill The Musical" – Derek Charles Ash and Trevor Holman – Autumn West End Showcase
Directed by Ray Jeffrey
 
"Room On The Broom" – Autumn UK Tour, West End Christmas Season
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Gruffalo's Child" – Christmas Season Birmingham Town Hall
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"We're Going On A Bear Hunt" – Christmas Season Warwick Arts Centre
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
2013
"Angelina Ballerina The Mousical" – Norwich Theatre Royal
Directed by Miranda Larson
 
"Gilbert and Sullivan Abridged" – Spring UK Tour
Directed by Joe Harmston
 
"Spot's Birthday Party" – by Eric Hill – Spring and Summer UK Tour
Directed by David Wood
 
"The Gruffalo's Child" – UK Tour
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"We're Going On A Bear Hunt" – UK Spring/Summer Tour
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
"Aliens Love Underpants" – UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
"Erth's Dinosaur Zoo" – UK Tour
Directed by Scott Wright
 
"Room on the Broom" – UK Tour
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" – Christmas Season at North Finchley Artsdepot
Directed by David Wood
 
"The Gruffalo" – Christmas Season at London Lyric Theatre
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"We're Going On A Bear Hunt" – UK, Asia and Australia Tour
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
"Angelina Ballerina The Mousical" – Australian Tour
Directed by Miranda Larson
 
2014
"Aliens Love Underpants" - UK Tour and West End Run
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
"The Gruffalo" - UK Tour
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" - West End Run, Christmas Run and Australia Tour
Directed by David Wood
 
"The Gruffalo's Child" - Christmas Run
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"Room on the Broom" - UK Tour and West End Run
Directed by Olivia Jacobs
 
"Angelina Ballerina The Mousical" - UK Tour
Directed by Miranda Larson
 
"Erth's Dinosaur Zoo" - UK Tour, Edinburgh Festival and Denmark
Directed by Scott Wrght & Adam Bampton-Smith
 
"Forgotten Voices" - Edinburgh Festival
Directed by Malcolm McKay
 
"We're Going On A Bearhunt" - Christmas UK Tour
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
2015
“Aliens Love Underpants” – UK Summer Tour, Summer West End Run
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
“One Man Star Wars” – UK Tour
Directed by Charles Ross
 
“One Man Lord of the Rings” – UK Tour
Directed by Charles Ross
 
“Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo” – UK Tour, Summer West End Run
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
“The Tiger Who Came To Tea” – UK Tour, Edinburgh Festival, West End Christmas Run
Directed by David Wood
 
“We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” – Christmas Run
Directed by Sally Cookson
 
2016
"We're Going On A Bear Hunt" - Hong Kong, UK Tour & Christmas Season
Directed by Sally Cookson / Duncan Foster
 
"Erth's Dinosaur Zoo" - Hong Kong, Singapore & UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith 
 
"Aliens Love Underpants" Hong Kong, Singapore, UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
"A Celebration of Harold Pinter" - New York
Directed by John Malkovich
 
"The Tiger Who Came To Tea" - Australia, China and UK Summer West End
Directed by David Wood
 
"Monstersaurus" - UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
"The Hollywood Special Effects Show" - UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
2017
“The Tiger Who Came To Tea” UK Tour, Hong Kong, Singapore & Christmas Seasons
Directed by David Wood
 
“Monstersaurus” UK Tour
Directed by Adam Bampton-Smith
 
“The Railway Children” UK Tour
Directed by Paul Jepson
 
“The Night Pirates” UK Tour
Directed by Miranda Larson