About Us

One of the country’s leading producers of musical theatre and pantomime both nationally and internationally. Our productions have played theatres across the UK and Ireland, including the West End of London, as well as mainland Europe, Turkey, Malta, Malaysia and New Zealand.

Martin Dodd
Managing Director

Martin has been an independent Theatre Producer for over 20 years and in the business for over 35 years starting as a performer and working in theatre and event management before moving into producing in his own right. Read more.

Andy Batty
Production Director

Andy has worked for UK productions since 1995 on their first national tour of the musical Barnum and is now Production Director. Read more.

Elizabeth Dennis
Head of Wardrobe

Elizabeth is a graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama having gained a BA (Hons) in Theatre Practice and has worked for UK Productions since 2004 when she designed the costumes for Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. Read more.

Company profile

UK Productions was formed in 1995 to produce musicals and pantomimes, for which they are now one of the country’s most prolific producers .West End producing credits include Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Theatre Royal, Haymarket). Other producing credits for national and international tours of musicals include Oklahoma! (2010) Singin’ in the Rain (2009), Disney’s Beauty & the Beast (2005 – 2010), South Pacific (2007/8), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (2001/2, 2005/6, 2008/9), Jekyll and Hyde – The Musical (2004/5), Carousel (2003/4 and 2000), Fiddler on the Roof (2008, 2003), Anything Goes (2001), The Pirates of Penzance (1998/9), 42nd Street (1997, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2012), and Barnum (1995/6).

Working closely with Wayne Sleep OBE UK Productions have produced three original dance shows, World of Classical Ballet, Aspects of Dance, and Ready Steady Dance, celebrating many different styles of dance and introducing new performers and choreographers alongside seasoned and respected guest artists. These shows have all completed nation wide tours.

UK Productions have a passion for pantomime, and produce shows for a number of theatres nationwide. They apply the same high standards to these productions as they do to their touring musicals. Whether large or small they all receive the UK Productions treatment of all-star casts in traditional shows backed by lavish sets and costumes.

UK Productions have produced a number of outdoor events and are responsible for the creation and production of The Stansted Park Proms, an annual two-day open-air concert playing to up to 10,000 people a night in the grounds of Stansted House, a stately home in the heart of Hampshire. The concerts feature live orchestras and bands and each evening culminates in our now legendary fantastic fireworks finales.