HIGHTIDE
2007-2019

Co-Founder and Artistic Director

Steven co-founded and led HighTide, one of the UK's leading theatre production companies, and a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. 

 

Across twelve years he commissioned and produced over eighty new plays with theatres including the National Theatre, The Old Vic, Royal Court Theatre, Young Vic, in the West End, throughout the UK, and Off-Broadway.

 

He produced fourteen HighTide festivals in Suffolk and London.

LONDON PRODUCTIONS

BUSH THEATRE

YOUNG VIC

ROYAL COURT THEATRE

SOHO THEATRE

NATIONAL THEATRE

COLLAPSIBLE by Margaret Perry, directed by Thomas Martin (2020)

RUST by Kenny Emson, directed by Eleanor Rhode (2019)
THE TRICK by Eve Leigh, directed by Roy Alexander Weisse (2019)
FORGET ME NOT by Tom Holloway, directed by Steven Atkinson (2015)
TRUE BRITS by Vinay Patel, directed by Tanith Lindon (2014)
INCOGNITO by Nick Payne, directed by Joe Murphy (2014)
MOTH by Declan Greene, directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah (2013)
MUDLARKS by Vickie Donoghue, directed by Will Wrightson (2012)
I CAUGHT CRABS IN WALBERSWICK by Joel Horwood, directed by Lucy Kerbel (2008)

SEE ME NOW by Molly Taylor, directed by Mimi Poskitt (2017)

HARROGATE by Al Smith, directed by Richard Twyman (2016)

GIRLS by Theresa Ikoko, directed by Elyace Ismail (2017) 

LAMPEDUSA by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Steven Atkinson (2015) 

SMALLHOLDING by Chris Dunkley, directed by Patrick Sandford (2014)
PASTORAL by Thomas Eccleshare, directed by Steve Marmion (2013)
BOTTLENECK by Luke Barnes, directed by Steven Atkinson (2013)
BOYS by Ella Hickson, directed by Robert Icke (2012)

STOVEPIPE by Adam Brace, directed by Michael Longhurst (2009)

THE OLD VIC

DITCH by Beth Steel, directed by Richard Twyman (2010)

TRAFALGAR STUDIOS

LIDLESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Steven Atkinson (2011)

YARD THEATRE

PILGRIMS by Elinor Cook, directed by Tamara Harvey (2016)
BRENDA by E V. Crowe, directed by Caitlin McLeod (2015)

ARCOLA THEATRE

THE SUGAR COATED BULLETS OF THE BOURGEOISIE by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Steven Atkinson (2016)
PEDDLING by Harry Melling, directed by Steven Atkinson (2014)

GATE THEATRE

PINK LEMONADE by Mika Johnson, directed by Emily Aboud (2019)
SINCE U BEEN GONE by Teddy Lamb, directed by Billy Barrett (2019)

DONMAR WAREHOUSE

MIDNIGHT YOUR TIME by Adam Brace, directed by Michael Longhurst (2010, revived 2020)

UK PRODUCTIONS

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE

LIT by Sophie Ellerby, directed by Stef O’Driscoll (2019)

LIVE THEATRE, NEWCASTLE

POPS by Charlotte Josephine, directed by Ali Pidsley (2019)

TRAVERSE THEATRE

MOUTHPIECE by Kieran Hurley, directed by Orla O’Loughlin (2018)
IN FIDELITY by Rob Drummond, directed by Steven Atkinson (2016)

THEATR CLWYD

HEROINE by Nessah Muthy, directed by Steven Atkinson (2017)
PILGRIMS by Elinor Cook, directed by Tamara Harvey (2016)

ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE

PAINES PLOUGH

BATH THEATRE ROYAL, USTINOV

SHEFFIELD CRUCIBLE

NUFFIELD SOUTHAMPTON

WATFORD PALACE THEATRE

SO HERE WE ARE by Luke Norris, directed by Steven Atkinson (2015)

CHICKEN by Molly Davies, directed by Steven Atkinson (2015)

THE BIG MEAL by Dan LeFranc, directed by Michael Boyd (2014)

STUART: A LIFE BACKWARDS by Jack Thorne, directed by Mark Rosenblatt (2013)

NEIGHBORS by Branden Jacob-Jenkins, directed by Steven Atkinson (2013)

DUSK RINGS A BELL by Stephen Belber, directed by Steven Atkinson (2012)

INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS

E5959, NEW YORK

PUBLIC THEATER, NEW YORK

PEDDLING by Harry Melling, directed by Steven Atkinson (2014)

THE AGONY AND ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS created & performed by Mike Daisey, directed by Jean Michelle Gregory (2012)

RADIO PRODUCTIONS

BBC RADIO 3

THE SHORES by Vinay Patel, directed by Jessica Dromgoole (2019)
SILVER DARLINGS by Tallulah Brown, directed by Jessica Dromgoole (2019)
THE AFGHAN AND THE PENGUN by Michael Hastings, directed by Steven Atkinson (2012)

THE GUARDIAN

LAMPEDUSA by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Steven Atkinson (2015)

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