Patrons & Associates

David Hare

Patron

Playwright, screenwriter, director and a leading voice in addressing contemporary political issues through drama. His work includes the plays Plenty, Stuff Happens and the trilogy Racing Demon, Murmuring Judges and The Absence of War. He received two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing The Hours in 2002 and The Reader in 2008, three Tony Award nominations and two Laurence Olivier Awards for Best New Play. Other stagework includes A Map of the World, Pravda and The Vertical Hour. He was knighted for services to theatre in 1998.

Pericles Snowdon

Associate

Actor and writer whose plays have been produced from London’s Old Vic Pit to the Edinburgh Festival, from New York to Seattle and Toronto. His first commission, Bluebeard, received Time Out Critic’s Choice and the Toronto Festival Patron’s Pick Award; his next, 6/7, was produced at the inaugural HighTide Festival. He was one of the first recipients of the OffWestEnd.com Adopt A Playwright Award in 2009. As an actor he has performed around the world, including the National Theatre’s globally acclaimed War Horse, a European tour of Romeo and Juliet, and As You Like It for Shakespeare’s Globe and The Merchant of Venice at the Singapore Repertory Theatre. His short stories have been published by international arts magazine Auditorium and his first novel Winks awaits publication this year.

Scott Jagger

Associate

Creative consultant and partner of Jagger Creative Communication LLP. Founded in 2007, Jagger Creative Communication specialises in branding, corporate communication, advertising, website design and marketing. Clients have included M&S, IBM, BP, Arjo Wiggins, John Smiths, Prebon Yamane, Eurotunnel and the NHS.

Toby Jones

Patron

Actor trained at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. In 2001, he starred in the West End comedy The Play What I Wrote directed by Kenneth Branagh winning the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a nomination for a Tony Award.

In 2009, he returned to the stage in Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at the National Theatre, Parlour Song at the Almeida Theatre, and The First Domino at Brighton Festival Fringe. In 2011, he played JMW Turner in The Painter at the Arcola Theatre.

His best known film roles include the lead role in the TrumanCapote biopic Infamous (2006), Frost/Nixon (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Hunger Games (2012) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).Toby has also provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl (2012).

Diana Jervis-read, Frsa

Associate

Diana has had a long career in the arts and entertainment business and has worked in the theatre in London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and many other cities. She is consultant and advisor to OffWestEnd.com.

David Hare

Patron

Playwright, screenwriter, director and a leading voice in addressing contemporary political issues through drama. His work includes the plays Plenty, Stuff Happens and the trilogy Racing Demon, Murmuring Judges and The Absence of War. He received two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing The Hours in 2002 and The Reader in 2008, three Tony Award nominations and two Laurence Olivier Awards for Best New Play. Other stagework includes A Map of the World, Pravda and The Vertical Hour. He was knighted for services to theatre in 1998.

Toby Jones

Patron

Actor trained at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. In 2001, he starred in the West End comedy The Play What I Wrote directed by Kenneth Branagh winning the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a nomination for a Tony Award.

In 2009, he returned to the stage in Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at the National Theatre, Parlour Song at the Almeida Theatre, and The First Domino at Brighton Festival Fringe. In 2011, he played JMW Turner in The Painter at the Arcola Theatre.

His best known film roles include the lead role in the TrumanCapote biopic Infamous (2006), Frost/Nixon (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Hunger Games (2012) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).Toby has also provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl (2012).

Pericles Snowdon

Associate

Actor and writer whose plays have been produced from London’s Old Vic Pit to the Edinburgh Festival, from New York to Seattle and Toronto. His first commission, Bluebeard, received Time Out Critic’s Choice and the Toronto Festival Patron’s Pick Award; his next, 6/7, was produced at the inaugural HighTide Festival. He was one of the first recipients of the OffWestEnd.com Adopt A Playwright Award in 2009. As an actor he has performed around the world, including the National Theatre’s globally acclaimed War Horse, a European tour of Romeo and Juliet, and As You Like It for Shakespeare’s Globe and The Merchant of Venice at the Singapore Repertory Theatre. His short stories have been published by international arts magazine Auditorium and his first novel Winks awaits publication this year.

Diana Jervis-read, Frsa

Associate

Diana has had a long career in the arts and entertainment business and has worked in the theatre in London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and many other cities. She is consultant and advisor to OffWestEnd.com.

Scott Jagger

Associate

Creative consultant and partner of Jagger Creative Communication LLP. Founded in 2007, Jagger Creative Communication specialises in branding, corporate communication, advertising, website design and marketing. Clients have included M&S, IBM, BP, Arjo Wiggins, John Smiths, Prebon Yamane, Eurotunnel and the NHS.

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