The Team

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

MARK MAGILL

Mark joined LOST Theatre in 1989 and became Artistic Director in 2006 when he helped the company move into its new purpose built venue. He is proud to have directed various shows with the company including ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Oliver!’, ‘Last Call’, ‘Heart of Darkness’, ‘To the Woods’ & ‘Blue Remembered Hills’. Outside of LOST he has worked consistently on the London & Edinburgh Fringe. He established his own theatre company during the nineties staging over a dozen new plays and gaining a Time Out Critics Choice in the process.

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER 

MARTIN JOHN BRISTOW

Martin studied at both the RSAMD in Glasgow and the Actors Studio Drama School in New York.  As Company Stage Manager, Martin has worked on two UK tours with The Reduced Shakespeare Company as well as Aladdin with Polkadot Pantomimes.  He has been Stage Manager for UK and Germany on Julius Caesar (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts), the UK tour of Shhh! (C-12 Dance Theatre) and Dick Whittington (Those Magic Beans).  Lighting Design credits include StringFever - Ten out of Ten UK Tour; Simpatico (Tabard Theatre); Strawberry Starburst (Brockley Jack); It’s A Wonderful Life, and A Christmas Carol… More or Less (Bridgehouse Theatre); Isolated Incident (Dance Attic); True Brits (Bush Theatre); Amaka (Brockley Jack).   Martin has also worked as a Technician at a variety of London venues including The Yard, The Kings Head and The Pleasance.  Martin is also a reformed Actor, Director, Voice Coach and Lecturer.

 

DUTY MANAGER

HUGH HASTIE

Hugh (also known affectionately as "Shug") has had a wide and varied career in the Performing Arts spanning over 25 years which has included acting and crew for Stage, Theatre, Film and Television.  He has worked in both Front of House and Backstage regularly in Glasgow and London (as well as the odd tour).  He has a passion for all things Classical, and regularly collaborates with companies in a Dramaturgical context.  He has worked in Arts Administration and Building Management, and is delighted to be combining his previous roles at the LOST Theatre.

 

 

Trustees

 

CHAIRMAN

JULIAN ENGLAND 

Joined LOST in 1985. He is a Director, Writer and Actor. He has worked extensively for the LOST Theatre Company in all these capacities and is now Chairman of the company’s trustee's committee. In Pantomimes he has played Baron HardUp in ‘Cinderella’ and the Emperor Chop Suey in ‘Aladdin’. His acting roles include Solyony in ‘Three Sisters’, Dr Prentice in ‘What the Butler Saw’, Dogberry in ‘Much ado About Nothing’ and the Interrogator in ‘Closetland’. His directing credits include ‘The Seagull’, ‘Hedda Gabler’, ‘Can’t pay! Won’t pay!’, ‘Leonardo’s Last Supper’ (Best Direction award – LOST One Act Festival). He has also written, directed and performed in the comedy sketch shows ‘The Leisure Virus’, ‘Spasm’, ‘The Invisible Bob Show’ and currently the ‘OXYshow’ at the Canal Cafe. He is currently co-producing and performing in his brand new venture 'Date Horse' at The Griffin (Vauxhall). Julian is an avid bike user.

 

TRUSTEE BOARD MEMBER

YVONNE I’ANSON

TRUSTEE BOARD MEMBER

MAURIZIO MOLINO

TRUSTEE BOARD MEMBER

ALAN LEIGHTON

Alan is a National Secretary of the Trade Union, Prospect, which incorporates BECTU, the media and entertainment Union. He has expertise in negotiations, industrial relations, mediation and team management. He also served for 12 years on the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee which involved interviewing potential magistrates. Alan is a local resident living in the same block as the theatre and regularly attends theatre performances. He also enjoys jazz and regularly donates platelets. He has no direct experience of acting, production or theatre management but is looking forward to the new challenge of being a Trustee.

 

TRUSTEE BOARD MEMBER

CLIVE EVANS

Clive Evans spent his working life in the IT industry. In his spare time he performed with an amateur Operatic Society, which was often directed by Cecil Hayter, the founder of LOST. Clive helped with the running of LOST while it was based in Fulham, and is happy to be back in touch. Clive lives in Ealing with his wife, but without his four grown-up children. Clive was also Chair of the local school PTA, and the Chair of a Young Musicians Club, offering group tuition to children on Saturday mornings.