2016 marks ten years of producing for Tom O’Connell, and he recently set up Tom O’Connell Productions Ltd to take forward his portfolio of work into the next ten years.
Current productions: The Boys In The Band (London & UK Tour); Babe The Sheep-Pig (Polka & UK tour); Million Dollar Quartet (UK Tour); Out Of Order by Ray Cooney (UK tour 2017); Loot by Joe Orton (West End).
Past productions: Hairspray the musical (UK Tour); Alan Bennett's Single Spies (UK Tour); Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Chichester Festival Theatre); The King’s Speech (UK Tour 2015); Ghost Stories (Arts Theatre, West End 2014-2015); Beautiful Thing 2015 (UK Tour); Another Country (Trafalgar Studios, West End/UK Tour 2014); Breeders (St James Theatre, 2014); Step 9 [OF 12] (Trafalgar Studios, West End).
In development: A new stage adaptation of Annie Proulx’s iconic Brokeback Mountain, a new stage adaptation of Zoe Heller’s thriller Notes On A Scandal.
As a partnership with leading children's theatre company, Polka Theatre, we are co-producing: Tove Jansson's Moomins Midsummer Madness and Babe The Sheep-Pig with more titles to be announced soon.
In 2013, Tom produced the critically acclaimed and award-winning production of Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing starring Suranne Jones, marking the play’s twentieth anniversary and is now available to download across the world as a HD filmed play, in partnership with DigitalTheatre.com
Tom trained as a producer at Fiery Angel LLP, funded by the fantastic Stage One new producers scheme, working on The 39 Steps (Criterion & UK Tour); The Ladykillers (Gielgud & UK Tour); Ben Hur with four actors (Newbury Playhouse / The Watermill); Olivier Award-winning Goodnight Mister Tom (Phoenix – West End & UK Tour); Swallows & Amazons (Vaudeville – West End & UK Tour); Peppa Pig Live (Criterion - West End & UK Tour); Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom Live (UK Tour).
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