A man of the theatre, Andrew Hanson was a founding member of the groundbreaking, mainly adult, puppet company Handspan. Handspan theatre toured extensively in Europe, the U.S. South America, Japan and Indonesia, with ground breaking productions such as Four Little Girls (Ariette Taylor) Secrets (Nigel Triffitt) Cho Cho San (Daniel Keene). Andrew is well known to fortyfivedownstairs’ patrons for his enthusiastic and effusive audience welcomes.
Venue Manager and Administrator
Philippa Jelbart, fortyfivedownstairs' Venue Manager and Administrator, works across many areas including administration, sales and bookkeeping.
Theatre Communications Coordinator
Katy Turbitt, Theatre Communications Coordinator
fortyfivedownstairs Technical Coordinator, Andy Turner has a wide range of live arts technical experience having worked with many leading arts organisations.