Company History

Since 2002, Nick Brooke Limited has presented the following productions:

 

2017

“Graeme of Thrones” Australia Tour, USA Tour, UK Tour

“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 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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

 

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)

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

 

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

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

 

2002/03

"Corpse" by Gerald Moon - UK Tour 

Cast – Paul McGann, Colin Baker and Louise Jameson 

Directed by Robin Herford