"Classics performed to this standard deserve a warm welcome"
The Croydon Citizen
UK Touring Theatre is an international touring theatre company, founded in 2012 by Adam Redmayne and Felicity Rhys, who together have over 30 years experience of working in the theatre.
UK Touring Theatre specialises in producing exciting new productions of classic plays; touring to theatres across the UK, Europe and beyond.
We aim to produce productions for native English speakers in the UK and English speaking audiences overseas, which are accessible yet challenging; with the focus strongly on the acting and the original text. All our actors have trained at the foremost drama schools in the UK and our high quality productions bring the best of British theatre to venues large and small across the world.
Felicity Rhys - Producer
Felicity trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School in London, which was established in the 1960s to continue the teachings and methods of Joan Littlewood's legendary Theatre Workshop. Over the last 13 years she has worked extensively in the theatre, on productions ranging from Shakespeare to new writing to musical theatre. In 2006/2007 Felicity was a resident actor at the Sevenoaks Playhouse, where she played leading roles in several classic plays. Since then she has performed at regional theatres across the UK on tours ranging from No.1 productions to small scale. She also has a great deal of international touring experience, having toured in productions across most of mainland Europe, Russia and to Asia; as well as working at the English Theatres in both Copenhagen and Hamburg.
Adam Redmayne - Artistic Director
Adam trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He was previously Artistic Director of the successful international touring theatre company Dramaworks UK, which specialised in touring the works of Shakespeare and other classic plays to South East Asia. He has worked as an actor for 19 years, predominantly in the theatre but also in the fields of television and radio. His extensive theatre work includes productions for Chichester Festival Theatre, The British Shakespeare Company, Sevenoaks Playhouse (where he was a resident actor), The English Theatre of Hamburg and several international tours.
Denis Noonan - Associate Director
Denis trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School in the 1960s, under Margaret Berry who founded the school. Following several years work as an actor he moved into directing and teaching. Denis has taught Acting and Improvisation to several generations of young actors at Italia Conti Theatre School and Mountview Conservatoire and is also an inspirational and highly regarded acting coach. Former students have included Kate Winslet, Russell Brand. Denis was formerly Associate Director of Dramaworks UK, a touring theatre company which specialised in performing the works of Shakespeare and other classic plays in South East Asia. Productions for Dramaworks UK included Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, The Crucible, Hedda Gabler.