Vicky Graham Productions commissions and develops brave, quality new theatre in collaboration with the most inventive, forward-thinking artists and creatives. An independent, ambitious approach to producing aims to achieve the maximum possible impact for artists, shows and investors. We are currently developing a portfolio of new work with a small group of shareholders and partners.
Vicky Graham: Producer
Vicky has produced theatre in London, Edinburgh, Paris, Avignon, on tour in the UK and Off-Broadway in New York. She studied at Cambridge University and trained in directing at Mountview Academy before becoming the first in-house Producer at Theatre503 in 2010.
In 2011, Vicky was selected to participate in the Old Vic New Voices T.S. Eliot US/UK Exchange, and subsequently spent three months working in New York. In 2012, Vicky received the Society of London Theatre’s Stage One Bursary for new commercial producers, and the Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Award later that year. In December 2013 she was awarded a BBC Performing Arts Fund Fellowship, and worked with English Touring Theatre to produce Brian Friel’s TRANSLATIONS (UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production). In 2014 VGP commissioned BREEDERS by Ben Ockrent, which was selected to open the inaugural Stage One ONE STAGE Season at the St. James Theatre, and in 2015 Vicky worked as Executive Producer for Out of Joint.
With Vicky Graham Productions, Vicky has produced the world premieres of THE SLUTS OF SUTTON DRIVE by Joshua Conkel at the Finborough Theatre, and STRONG ARM by Finlay Robertson (Winner – Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Award), BREEDERS by Ben Ockrent and PILGRIMS by Elinor Cook in a co-production with HighTide Festival and Theatr Clwyd.
VGP’s first musical theatre commission FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS – adapted from Paul Gallico’s novel by Rachel Wagstaff and Richard Taylor, and directed by Daniel Evans – was first produced at Sheffield Theatres in 2016 where it won three UK Theatre Awards, and subsequently produced at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2018. VGP is proud to have produced three productions by multi award-winning cabaret duo HOUSE OF BLAKEWELL. THOR AND LOKI – a comedy musical by Harry Blake, created with HOUSE OF BLAKEWELL – premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018 and is currently in development.
Elsewhere, Vicky produced the first two years of the Offbeat Festival in 2016 & 2017, worked with 59 Productions on a major stage adaptation of Paul Auster’s CITY OF GLASS in 2016 and produced a development workshop of Ted Hughes’ THE IRON WOMAN in 2018. She is currently a Co-Producer on THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 3/4 – THE MUSICAL in the West End.
Vicky is also a regular facilitator, speaker and mentor, and has run, or participated in events with IdeasTap, Old Vic New Voices, Stage One, Theatrecraft, Musical Theatre Network & Mercury Musical Developments, Mountview Academy, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the Old Vic 12 and the Young Vic Genesis Directors Programme. She recently worked with UK Theatre to research and produce a Handbook to improve touring in the UK.
Vicky Graham Productions has been generously supported by the Stage One Bursary Scheme. For more information, please visit www.stageoneuk.com