Hartshorn - Hook Productions


Hartshorn – Hook productions is a commercial producer and general manager. Credits include the immersive The Great Gatsby (London Bridge), Olivier Award-winning Rotterdam (Trafalgar Studios), Murder Ballad (Arts), Urinetown (Apollo), American Idiot (Arts and UK Tour) and The Blues Brothers - Live (Arts and Hippodrome Casino) and Woody Sez (Arts) which was nominated for Best Musical in the 2011 Evening Standard Awards. International work includes We Live by the Sea, Operation Crucible, and Rotterdam (all 59E59 New York), a new West Coast production of Rotterdam (Skylight Theatre, LA), which won the 2018 LADCC Best Production award jointly with Hamilton, the Away From Home world tour, concluding in Auckland, New Zealand, and The Rat Pack – Live which has toured to Europe and Africa.

H+H is proud to continue to produce unique experiences and small-scale theatre. With Dippermouth Theatre, on April 23rd 2016 - the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death - they presented Richard II as the first ever production in the Palace of Westminster; where the real Richard II resigned his crown to Bolingbroke in 1399. Collaborating with The Flanagan Collective, the company has produced an immersive, dinner-theatre version of A Christmas Carol, the chamber musicals Some Small Love Story, Beulah, and family favourite, Treasure Island. H+H has developed over 60 productions at the Edinburgh Festival and ran the BUC venue for two years at the Brighton Festival Fringe.

Louis and Brian are Executive Director and Producer at the Arts Theatre, West End, and individually hold positions at the Guild of Misrule, Industry Arts Marketing,, Future Stages and the Hartshorn – Hook Foundation

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