About James Haddrell

James has been Artistic & Executive Director of Greenwich Theatre on Crooms Hill since 2007 and is rightly credited with the Theatre as you see it today, developing young artists and producing a large amount of work in house.

A new play, a new studio theatre and a bright theatrical future for Greenwich

The new play selected to open our brand new studio theatre may not be for families, but it is certainly for mums. Shortlisted for this year’s first ever RED Women’s Theatre Award, Cassiah Joski-Jethi’s UNDER MY THUMB tells a dark story of sexism … [Read more...]

Introducing Three Generations of Women, by James Haddrell

As one of this country’s leading supporters of young and emerging theatre companies, at Greenwich Theatre we are always involved with a whole host of shows at various stages of development, but there is nothing more satisfying than that moment when all … [Read more...]

Award winning theatre of the moment

James Haddrell of Greenwich Theatre introduces Hannah and Hanna, an acclaimed response to the refugee crisis and an upbeat and emotional story of an unlikely friendship between two teenage girls. “this play is well worth a watch, not just for its … [Read more...]

Why family audiences really are the future of theatre!

In 2012 the Office for National Statistics and the government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport published Taking Part, a report drawn from research into the UK’s leisure habits. For those of us in the theatre industry, the results proved a fact … [Read more...]