Francesca Moody Productions commissions, develops and presents brave, entertaining and compelling new theatre. They work with the UK’s leading playwrights and discover and nurture new talent to produce bold, award-winning shows with universal appeal and commercial potential.
Since launching in 2018 the company has been awarded an Olivier, three Scotsman Fringe First’s and produced work in London, New York, on tour across the UK and at the Edinburgh Festival. FMP’s most recent production, BABY REINDEER by Richard Gadd was the Bush Theatre’s fastest selling show in history and was due to transfer to the West-End in 2020 in co-production with Sonia Friedman Productions.
In 2020 FMP conceived and produced SHEDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL an online live-streamed festival of theatre, comedy and music in lieu of the Edinburgh Fringe, selling over 4500 tickets and raising over £30,000 towards a fund to support the next generation of artists to make it to the Fringe in 2021.
Francesca Moody MBE is an Olivier award-winning Theatre Producer. She has produced theatre at the Edinburgh Festival, on and off London’s West-End, on tour in the UK and internationally. She is best known as the original producer of the multi-award winning FLEABAG by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, which she has produced globally on behalf of DryWrite, most recently in London’s West-End when it was also recorded and broadcast by NT Live, playing in cinemas throughout the world.
In 2020, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Francesca led and coordinated the Fleabag for Charity campaign, streaming FLEABAG NT Live on Amazon and Soho Theatre on Demand, raising over £1,000,000 for charities supporting those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Following this, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Olivia Colman, Francesca established the Theatre Community Fund, raising a further £1,000,000 to support theatrical artists and professionals whose livelihoods and creative futures have been threatened in the wake of Covid-19.
Francesca is also the former Producer of leading British new writing theatre company Paines Plough, where she produced and developed plays by leading UK playwrights including Dennis Kelly, Duncan Macmillan, James Graham and Kate Tempest. She was also the Executive Producer at curious directive.
Francesca has received an Olivier Award, eight Fringe First Awards and three Off West End Awards for her productions. She is a trustee of The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre and an Honorary Associate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. In 2022 she was awarded an MBE for services to Charitable Fundraising for the Arts in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honours.
Grace is an award-winning producer from Newcastle. She runs her independent producing through Grace Dickson Productions. Credits include Project Dictator (New Diorama Theatre), Move Fast and Break Things (Summerhall), Belly Up (Turbine Theatre), Flushed (Park Theatre), and Different Owners at Sunrise (Roundhouse). She is Company Producer for Lagahoo Productions (SPLINTERED, Soho Theatre; BOGEYMAN, Edinburgh Fringe) and THESE GIRLS (Bible John, Edinburgh Fringe).
Grace is a recipient of a Stage One Bursary for New Producers and an Arts Council England DYCP grant.
She is Accounts Assistant & Bookkeeper at Runaway Entertainment, where she works on their slate of West End and No.1 touring shows.
She was previously Assistant Producer to Ellie Claughton with whom she worked for award-winning political touring companies Breach (It’s True, It’s True, It’s True; Joan of Leeds), LUNG (Trojan Horse; Who Cares) and Barrel Organ (Conspiracy). She was also General Manager of Rhum + Clay and Production Coordinator at LIVE General Management.
Charlotte is the Finance Manager at Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and works for FMP on a part-time basis. She is currently working towards her AAT Accountancy qualifications.
Prior to joining New Adventures she worked for new-writing theatre company Paines Plough for three years, starting as their Finance & Administration Assistant, before moving to the role of Administrator.
Elly began work for FMP shortly after graduating from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with a First Class BA in Acting.
Elly is currently pursuing a number of interests across theatre, tv, audio and film including acting and directing, as well as learning and participation. She received an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work across these three disciplines from the Rose Theatre Kingston in 2017, and is currently a freelance director for Rose Youth Theatre.
Elly’s work has often focused on social impact and she has worked on many charity and educational partnerships. She produced and directed Othello in the Rose Theatre Studio which raised funds for Refuge UK, her work with ‘We are FIO’ and ‘Grounded’ brought together isolated individuals in lockdown through writing, and she was inspired by conversations with friends supported by WAY (Widowed and Young) to write her first short film, WIDOWED an unconventional comedy about a young widow’s inability to part with her husband’s ashes.
Do you have a play that we might like? We are currently accepting unsolicited scripts. Please only send completed scripts and consider if we are the right producer for your work before you send it in.
We occasionally offer work placement opportunities for university students. If you are interested in completing a placement with us please send in a CV.
We are not currently recruiting.