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Current Administration


Vanessa Lefrancois, Chief Executive



Jennifer Gulbransen, Artistic Programmes Manager

Dion Saunders, Take Part Manager

Deborah Ward, Take Part Manager (Maternity cover)

Jane O'Brien, Programming Trainee



Gareth Peebles, Marketing & Communications Manager

Dominique Gearing, Marketing Trainee

Kaia Nisbet, Marketing Trainee



Chris Alexander, Technical & Facilities Manager

Isaac Cowlard, Technician

Jamie Thompson, Technician


Front of House

Peter Holdway-Bradley, Operations Manager

Albert Yap, Box Office Co-Ordinator

Susan Kaufman, Duty Manager

Alex Noble, Duty Manager



Greg Garner, Head of Finance & Administration

Emma Jones, Finance Officer


Taunton Theatre Association Board of Trustees
Val Hammond, Chair of Trustees

Richard Rowles

Eddie Gaines

Mark Watts

Nick White

Gloria Lawrence

Dominic Stead

Samuel Berg

Liz Shirley-Smith


BrewCinema Advisors

Andy Childs, Joint Film Programmer

Eddie Gaines, Joint Film Programmer


Artistic Advisory Group

Eddie Gaines

Freeny Yianni

Sarah Peterkin

Chris Fogg

Rachael Parvin

Emma Betteridge

Nick White


Founder Members

Val Hammond

Beccy Armory

Philip Bower

Eddie Gaines

Guy Wolfenden


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