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Dermot McLaughlin set up Dermot McLaughlin Productions to produce plays and musicals in the commercial sphere. In the future he will provide General Management and Tour Booking services.
Dermot re-focused his career five years ago onto producing. His 25 plus years prior to this had been working exclusively in theatre - FOH, Box Office, On Stage and Back Stage and as a Producer although he didn't know it at the time! He was fortunate and delighted to be awarded a Stage One Bursary in 2017 to support him through pre-production for Turn of the Screw, his first commercial venture.
Over the course of his career he has been fortunate to work on the productions of, amongst others Jonathan Church, Alan Ayckbourn, Matthew Warchus, Thea Sharrock, Trevor Nunn and David Gilmour, and in a huge variety of theatres and performances spaces nationally and internationally. His producing interests are broad and have, or will encompass new work, revivals, musicals, tours and small scale/fringe theatre.
He attended the indispensable Stage One workshop for new producers (2014) and has an MA (distinction) Creative Producing from Birkbeck College, University of London. He has spent the past few years working for other producers building up his experience and creating small scale work of his own. Credits include- Garbo Talks Lead Producer (Arts Theatre), there were two brothers Producer/Dramaturg (GLASGAY and Scottish Tour), Penny Arcade B!D!F!W! for Jeremy Goldstein (Arcola/Old Vic Tunnels/Albany), Cover Her Face for Inky Cloak (Bethnal Green Working Mens Club), Lucky Stiff for Glen Lee (Bridewell Theatre), Bright Skin Light for Alexis Gregory (Stratford East).
Supported by the Stage One Bursary for New Producers
English Touring Theatre: FORGE
You can find more about Dermot's recent work HERE
Commercial theatre can only happen with the support of investors.
Theatre investment is unsuprisingly one of the riskiest forms of investment you could make but it can also be a very rewarding experience. I can make no promises as to how your investment may perform but you can be certain that as an investor in one of my productions you will receive...
Complimentary tickets and hospitality when you come and see the show you have invested in.
Exclusive discounts for your friends, family and work colleagues.
Invitations to our Opening Night Parties.
Meet and greets with our cast and creative team.
Regular financial updates.
A first refusal on investment in future projects.
If you would like to know more about how you can become one of my Investors please do not hesitate to contact me by emailing .
Dermot McLaughlin wishes to acknowledge financial support from Stage One for Turn of the Screw. Stage One is a registered charity which exists to support commercial theatre producers in order to sustain the quality of commercial theatre throughout the UK. Stage One identifies, supports, guides and trains emerging theatre entrepreneurs whilst simultaneously encouraging creative, successful and responsible practice.
To find out more about Stage One’s programmes, please visit or contact Stage One, 32 Rose Street, London WC2E 9ET / 020 7557 6737
Stage One is the operating name of the Theatre Investment Fund Ltd, a registered charity no.271349