Emily Anderton

General and production manager

Emily ensures the smooth and efficient general management of the company on a day-to-day basis. Duties include acting as the health and safety lead, managing the insurance policy, day-to-day spends and the booking company travel and accommodation.

Emily is also Middle Child’s in-house production manager. Duties include meeting legal requirements and industry best practice for CDM; risk assessments and method statements; managing fit-ups, technical rehearsals and get-outs; producing technical riders, liaising with co-producers and venues and managing all PRS music licensing requirements.

Email address: emily@middlechildtheatre.co.uk


Emily graduated from Hull College in 2012 with a BA Hons Degree in Stage Management and Technical Theatre. Whilst studying she worked freelance for various local production companies in and around Hull.

In August 2012, she was appointed the role of technician at Hull Truck Theatre, whilst in post she continued to work freelance as a production assistant and lighting designer. Credits include: All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (2017), Ten Storey Love Song, Jack & the Beanstalk, Modern Life is Rubbish and Weekend Rockstars (Middle Child).

In October 2017 Emily joined Middle Child, part time, as their general manager. In April 2018, Middle Child became an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organization and Emily now works full time.

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