RICHARD TWYMAN, an Associate Director at London’s Royal Court Theatre, is to become Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre. He will replace RACHEL TACKLEY in November, who will join Chichester Festival Theatre as Executive Director.
Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Birmingham Hippodrome FIONA ALLAN is to become President of UK Theatre. She succeeds RACHEL TACKLEY, Director of English Touring Theatre and soon to be Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, who was elected President in 2010.
LLOYD ANDERSON has stepped down as Director of British Council Scotland, after almost five years in post. He has been succeeded by JACKIE KILLEEN, formerly Director, Scotland, for the Big Lottery Fund.
Director of the Theatres Trust MHORA SAMUEL is to step down after 10 years in the role. She will be replaced by REBECCA MORLAND, currently the Trust’s Theatres Adviser, on an interim basis while the organisation recruits a new Director.