Ragged Edge is currently run by the Artistic Director, Stefan Escreet.

Stefan is a director, actor and radio producer.

Before establishing Ragged Edge, he was the first Associate Director at Theatre by the Lake where he directed over 40 productions and led on New Writing.

Stefan has also directed for the The Gap in Manchester, Dukes Lancaster, Leeds Playhouse, Mikron Theatre, New Vic in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Watford Palace, M6 Theatre, Quondam Theatre Co, The Brewery Arts in Kendal and Chester Gateway Theatre as well as directing and teaching at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Manchester School of Theatre and LIPA.

Stefan has extensive experience in the development of new writing and new writers and works as a script reader and panellist for projects including for the Royal National Theatre and BBC.

As a radio producer he has worked on many productions for BBC Radio 4.

Ragged Edge is proud to have worked with the following practitioners:


Nick Ahad
Deborah McAndrew
Meave Larkin
Tajinder Hayer
Zosia Wand
Sarah McDonald-Hughes
Katie Hale
Emma McGordon


Kamal Kaan
Rohit Gokani
Helen Longworth
Nadia Emam
Claire Webzell
Alastair Gillies
Alyce Liburd
Matt Addis
Evie Webzell
Blair Moore
Toby Gaffney
Peter Macqueen
Emma Rydal
Eireann Devlin
Ben Akehurst
Tim Barker
Eve Perreira


Mark Melville  ~  Sound Designer and Composer
Martin Johns  ~  Designer
Kelly McClelland - Choreographer
Martha Littlehailes - Sound Designer and Engineer
Andrew Lindsay - Sound Editor


Jo English  ~  Company Manager
Louise Manifold  ~  Company Manager

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