Debbie Godber, Theatre Manager

Debbie has a wealth of experience in the entertainments industry with lots of customer service and arts administration experience.  From box office enquiries and marketing activity, to finance and Front of House operations; Debbie has plenty to keep her busy.  She may also be found Duty Managing events alongside our team of cheery ushers and bar staff.

Matt Reading, Technical Manager

Matt joined us from the glamorous world of Butlins.  Matt has swapped his life operating lights for the likes of Scouting For Girls and The Hoosiers, for a varied schedule supporting touring companies and local amateur groups.  Matt has a knack for keeping calm under pressure and brings heaps of lighting and AV experience to the role.

 Emily Smith, Theatre Administrator 

Emily is organised, confident and motivated. She is passionate about customer service and administration. Through working in the Education Sector for the past six years, she has experience in a variety of  roles in different departments, including administration, IT, PR and marketing and reprographics. 

 Mark Elford, Theatre Technician 

Mark is a very talented sound engineer with a wide variety of experience. From working pantomimes to live bands to dance acts to theatre, Mark keeps cool under pressure and goes above and beyond to assist in delivering the best show to audiences.  Always keen to learn new skills, mark is a great asset to the core team.

Sonia Hyatt
Sonia Hyatt, Duty Manager

Sonia brings a friendly face and excellent of customer service to her role as a Duty Manager, managing events with every care and good humour.

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Clara Hambling, Duty Manager

Clara has been a familiar face at the Bacon Theatre for many years and we are delighted that she has returned as a Duty Manager to work with the front of house team on events to ensure that a thoroughly enjoyable time is had by all.

Lorna Powell, Duty Manager

Lorna is a welcome addition to the team of Duty Managers and brings warmth and energy to show nights, ensuring that the evening runs smoothly and everyone has a good time.


Team Bacon

Our fun and friendly team of front of house staff are always on hand to attend to your every need. Our diverse team of casual staff come from a range of backgrounds, but all love working at the Bacon!

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