Producers, General Managers, Production Managers and Technical Consultants for Events and Theatre
Led by Gary Beestone and Zoe Snow, our team works alongside our clients to create and deliver outstanding productions
We have a unique approach that merges the theatrical and the live event
Based in both London and New York, we offer our clients tailored solutions on an international stage and our core team is supported by a trusted network of industry specialist freelancers and suppliers
Chris joins Gary Beestone Events & Theatre as Production Manager. He most recently worked for the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s National Theatre as Technical Director and he has worked as a Production Manager across a range of theatrical productions, some of Chris’s international work toured throughout the UK and North America as well as China, New Zealand, Australia.
Notable projects include The James Plays for National Theatre of Scotland/National Theatre of Great Britain in Scotland, Let The Right One in the UK, USA and Dublin, various projects with Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Flight for Vox Motus at the Edinburgh International Festival and at international locations.
Chris chairs the Federation of Scottish Theatre’s H&S Forum, set up in the wake of the pandemic to offer support and guidance to companies seeking out information on how to manage themselves during this time, he has also been involved in driving a peer support group for fellow production and technical managers throughout 2020.
Chris was trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Technical and Production Arts. He is trained in IOSH Managing Safely.
Oli Bagwell Purefoy
Assistant Production Manager
Oli was previously Technical Assistant Stage Manager for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London’s West End. He’s now Assistant Production Manager across a range of our projects and also ensures the continuity of resources and specialist skills required in the roll out of our events and productions Internationally.
Oli is a RADA graduate in Technical & Stage Management.
Sophie’s career began in theatre, where she worked backstage at the Birmingham Hippodrome on various touring productions including Miss Saigon, Matilda and Grease. Since then, Sophie has worked within one of London’s leading event agencies, working on global, large-scale events for clients including Facebook, Samsung and Heineken. Sophie now assists Gary Beestone and the team across our wide range of projects.
Sophie trained in Production Arts at Birmingham Ormiston Academy and went on to study Creative Events Management.