Theatre in the Rough is a multi-disciplinary producer of original artistic works, with a specialism in cross-sector collaboration and delivery. We bring extensive experience in visual arts, performance, creative writing, film and audio, particularly within the heritage and learning sectors.

Since 2009, we have produced 88 plays, films, audio dramas, documentaries and podcasts by 79 young creatives from across the Liverpool City Region and West Lancashire.

Theatre in the Rough has worked on projects with a wide range of institutions, including National Museums Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Sefton MBC, Knowsley MBC, Unity Theatre Liverpool, Edge Hill University, and Ainsdale National Nature Reserve.

The Theatre in the Rough Festival is a Registered Charity, No. 1133246.

Staff & Trustees

Leadership Team
Chris Fittock (Director)
Joseph Rynhart (Co-Director)
Sarah Van Parys (Co-Director)
Becky Downing (Co-Director)

Paul Goetzee
Nicola Stalker-Green
Jenny Lyon