About Us

Alison Watt (Joint Artistic Director)

  • Alison Watt has had plays produced by Hull Truck Theatre Company and The Stephen Joseph Theatre and has written many episodes of Eastenders and Crossroads. Alison is a passionate champion of new writing and, under her leadership, Beach Hut Theatre has been producing new and exciting plays since 2007.

  • John Pattison (Joint Artistic Director and Musical Director)

  • John Pattison has written musicals in the past with Alan Ayckbourn and John Godber and has composed scores for many of Ayckbourn’s West End productions and worked as Musical Director at The Royal National Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also composed scores for Alain Resnais' SMOKING and NO SMOKING movies, winners of 5 Cesar Awards and 1st Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.

  • Kate Woodward-Hay (Associate Director)

  • Kate Woodward-Hay began her professional theatre career at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in The Round as an Acting ASM. Where she appeared in the lunchtime reviews 'Girl Meets Boy' and 'Boy Meets Girl' written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. Other theatre includes Cheltenham Everyman, The Wolsey Ipswich, Manchester Contact and York Theatre Royal. Kate worked at the BBC before returning to Scarborough.

BEACH HUT THEATRE COMPANY members to date...

Alison Watt, John Pattison, Sian Harrison, Rob Herdman, Clare Boyes, Barry Fallowes, Graham Bettis, Jim Dickinson, Brian Clark, Graham Rhodes, Tristan Bearman, Kane Cunningham, Hellen Adcock, James Wells, Mark Palmer, Jade Nadon, Paul Nash, Emma Renhard, Penelope Bell, Troy Duffill, Imogen Watt Pattison, Esmeralda Jade Epton, Maggie Slaughter, Angela Ellmore, Olivia Robertson, Caroline Kendall, Barbara Halsey, Hazel Ettridge, Liberty Hutchinson, Charlotte White, Alice Pimm, Astineh Aghanian, Joe Barker, Shaun Crocker, Vivien Wray, Liam Watt Pattison, Leigh Fearne Woodhead, Joseph Gardham, Rachael Morgan, Victoria Stephenson, Ava Noble, Sophie Norris, Jim White, Jerry Penrose, Iain Hunter, Ben Vickers, Victoria Robertshaw, Michelle Marsay, Kim Wray, Maddy Demetrio Venus, Kate Woodward-Hay, Sarah Cox, Charleigh Christmas, Stephen Wilkin, Paige Beevers, Duncan Woodward-Hay, Gerry Halsey, Christie Wilkinson, Adrian Gatie, Graham Thirkill, Anna-Mae Thornton, Tristan Kenny, Samuel Skinner, Stuart Metcalfe, Bobby Moore, Darren Foster, Rosie Larner, Stuart Larner, Steven Ayckbourn, Elaine Brookes, Jason Mullen, Katherine Dunn-Mines, Sharon Wooley, Lindsey Dring. Freddie Wharton, Lee Atkinson, Carl Sellars, Georgie Samuels, Matteo Alessio, Beth Pygas, Cindy Brooke, Lucy Weller, Kim Wray, Matt Stradling, Molly Moore, Laura Canfield, Emma Hitchins, Ash Tehrani, Ruth Webster, Shannon Barker, Briony Barnett, Rebecca Cartwright, Alexandra Stephenson, Mady Portahmasbi, Anna Follows, Freya Madely, Emily State,Alex Boreham, Charlotte Hanson, Leona Dale, Izzie Byers, Patsy Buck, Chris Murray, Ann Granger, Ceri Leigh, Nikki-Marie Crick, Libby Cantor, Sophie Adams, Catriona McCabe, Iris Simpson, Ellis Stansfield, Louise Charlotte Close, Alice Manning, Natasha Ward, Olivia Laking, Jennifer Priestley, Vaughan Walton, Steph Earl, Dee Sayle, Laura Bentley, Jordan Lapping, Robyn Keech, Ben Vickers, Ruth Webster, Will Duffield, Maisie Atkinson, Harry Bullen, Maxine Bardsley, Nicky Knowles, Andy Knowles, Harriet Daniel, Jamie Hill, Tom Booth, Charlie SIncalir, Ellie Wadlow, Anne Mortlock Sarah Rutherford, Ben Sharp, Gilly Collinson, Felix Hodcroft, Jenny Thomas, Julie Fairweather, Mary Haviland, Beth Harrop, Beth Lawty, Kirsty Low Mckinlay, Oriana Towart Wakefield, Kayleigh Worth, Rae Yaldren, Damon Hotchin, Rachael Drew, Josephine Pimm, Jonathan Jeeves, Dave Blaker, Niall Draycott, Elizabeth Stanforth-Sharpe, Stuart Norton, Rachael Messenger, Daniel Desiano-Plummer, Beth Eltringham, Tommy Moore, Jack Brown, Jennifer Burdon, Jack Cooper, Ryan Dockray, Miles Santini, Nicole Tindall, Jackie Daly, Helen Birmingham, Philip Watson, Colin Scales, Sammy Thor Rhodes, Michelle Watts, Neil Arnott, Robert Twaddle, Estelle Harrowing, David Lewis, Alethea Estill, Andy Bowes, Sarah Pearce, Lisa Ponter.