About Us

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Shaun Chambers

Artistic Director and Co-founder

Shaun trained at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) graduating with an MA in Performing Arts in 2009. Recent directing credits include Noises Off!, The 39 Steps, The Last Five Years, The History Boys, Abigail’s Party, STOP! ...The Play and Dead Funny. Shaun lectures in Musical Theatre and Music at The Arden School of Theatre and The Manchester College and has made appearances on Sky TV and BBC2. In 2008, Shaun jointly set up award winning Phoenix Youth Theatre and in 2015 co-founded The Northern Comedy Theatre. Shaun is a trustee of the St. Helens Theatre Royal.

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Tom Platt

Co-founder

After finishing his studies at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, Tom became the Company and Production Manager for the Olivier Award Winning Company, Mischief Theatre based in London. Production credits include Peter Pan Goes Wrong (UK Tour), The Play That Goes Wrong (Edinburgh, Dubai, Trafalgar Studios, Duchess Theatre - West End) and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery  (The Criterion Theatre -West End). Performing Credits include appearances in Ciggie Run alongside Louis Emerick, Emcee in Cabaret, Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps and Lloyd Dallas in Noises Off! Tom has recently graduated with a Master’s Degree in Musical Theatre from the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

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Our Actors

We have a core group of uniquely talented actors that we draw on for our performances. All of our talent have trained at some of the UK’s best drama schools and are highly experienced in the art of comedic acting.