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 first worked in the business as a stand-up comic and a dancer. However after leaving Loughborough University with a Master of Science degree and a large overdraft he moved into theatre and event management. Read more.

Andy Batty
Production Manager

Andy is a graduate in mathematics from Surrey University and has been Production Manager with UK Productions since its very first tour of Barnum in 1995. 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 specialising in costume design, prior to which she completed a foundation course in art and design at the London College of Fashion. Read more.

Anthony Williams
Executive Pantomime Director

As Executive Pantomime Director, Anthony oversees all of the Creative teams in the build-up to and during the pantomime season. 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.