Grace Chilton
Associate Artist

Grace trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and with NYT Rep Company. Acting credits include Father Brown (BBC) The Ensemble Project (Lyric Hammersmith) Pride and Prejudice (Sheffield crucible) Cosmic Jives (Albany Theatre) Humans (Ch4/Kudos). Work as a writer includes Stand Up Poetry (Itch and Scratch/ Give Festival) Verge (Etch/Pleasance). 

Jerusha Green
Associate Writer

Scriptwriting graduate of the University of East Anglia. Alumni of the Royal Court's playwriting group. Scratches of Recreation and Pumice Stone with Etch Theatre. Rehearsed public reading of Recreation at the Arcola Theatre.  

Paul Roberts
Associate Writer

Paul Roberts is a screenwriter and playwright. His first play - Pink Confetti - was long-listed for the 2013 Bruntwood Prize, and was produced by Etch Theatre at the Hoxton Courtyard in 2015 and was selected for the BABEL Festival in Romania.  A Black Heart of Petty Malice - a short and Paul's second play - won the Westminster Prize from Soho Theatre.  A third play - Come Home, Badger Gash - was runner-up in the 2014 Papatango Prize. Currently he is long-listed for both the BBC Radio's Alfred Bradley Award and the C4 ComingUp scheme.


Adam Harley
Associate Artist

Adam graduated from RADA in 2013 and since then has worked frequently in Theatre, Film and Television, including: 'Suffragette' (pathe), 'the Guvnors' (fulwell 73), 'a Young Doctors Notebook' and 'Upstart Crow' (both for the BBC). 

Theatre includes; 'The Hard Man' (finborough theatre) 'No Villain' (old red lion theatre) and the Grosvenor Park open air theatre rep season which included playing Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet' and numerous parts in 'The merry wives of Windsor' and 'Wind In the willows'.

Adam has been a close associate of Etch from the beginning, performing in Etch scratch nights 4 times. 


Andrew Whyment
Associate Director

Andrew is a theatre director and writer who stages new writing, devised work and adaptations internationally. Andrew makes arresting ensemble theatre that stirs pertinent debate. With a background in audiovisual design, Andrew creates stimulating, visual work through collaboration and play. In 2009, he formed Squint theatre company (winners of the Pleasance Charlie Hartill Fund 2015). Andrew is a graduate of the Birkbeck Theatre Directing MFA, an Associate Director of the National Youth Theatre and was Resident Assistant Director at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2012/13. In recent months Andrew has directed a large-scale, bilingual adaptation of Arabian Nights in Saudi Arabia and premiered Squint's Long Story Short at Charing Cross Theatre, Molly at Pleasance Edinburgh and In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings at Royal Welsh College.

Oliver Dawe
Associate Director

Oliver trained as a director at Drama Centre London, his theatre work includes: 2015 Pink Confetti (Etch Theatre Company) 2014– The Dog, The Night and The Knife (Arcola Theatre). 2013 – We Really Should Do Something; (Bush Theatre Attic). Little Baby Nothing; (Theatre 503). After The Ball; (Theatre 503). Rules; (Theatre 503). 2012 – Bearded; (Lost Theatre). The Criminals; (Platform Theatre). ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore; (Drama Centre London). 2011 – Footfalls; (Drama Centre London,). The Misanthrope; (Drama Centre London). As Associate Director: 2010 – The Emperor Self; (Arcola Theatre). 2008 – David Almond’s Clay; (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre/ St Augustine’s Edinburgh).