Adrian Harris

Adrian has spent over forty years working in and running cultural organisations. He held the post of Chief Executive of The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh for fourteen years presenting, promoting and producing live concerts and gigs across all styles of music. From 1995 – 2002 he was Director of the Nuffield Theatre at Lancaster University and,… Read more »

Vel Gnanendran

Vel has spent nearly 20 years as a civil servant working on international policy. He is currently the Director of Finance and Delivery at the Department for International Development. He has also worked at the Foreign Office, Cabinet Office and Treasury including various roles overseas, most recently in Tanzania. Vel has extensive experience of strategic finance, grant… Read more »

Mara Barth

Mara has worked across education and the arts for over 10 years. She has worked with community groups,  in arts organisations, schools and early years in Portugal, Germany and Scotland. Mara believes access to creative exploration and expression is essential in supporting autonomy, personal development and wellbeing throughout our lives.

David Paul Jones

David Paul Jones composed the beautiful musical score that accompanies The Attic, and has been a cast member in both the 2011 and 2018 tours.

Gowan Calder

Gowan Calder is an experienced performer who plays Lucy’s grandmother in The Attic’s 2017/18 tour.

Keith Mcleish

Keith Mcleish has performed all over the world. He plays David Paul Jones’ gorgeous musical score that accompanies The Attic and has been a cast member in both the 2012 and 2018 tours.

Ben Fletcher-Watson

Dr Ben Fletcher-Watson manages the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD in Drama from the University of St Andrews, and has studied at Emory University and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His research interests include theatre for Early Years, relaxed performance and neurodiverse arts, and… Read more »

Danny Krass

Danny Krass is a composer and sound designer

Ania Michaelis

Ania Michaelis is a theatre maker and artistic director