Our Directors



John Byrne


Writer, broadcaster, and personal

advisor to a wide range of international artists including million selling singers from the worlds of opera and popular music, John Byrne has been the career advisor to The Stage Newspaper since 2003. Media appearances include BBC TV & Radio, E4, Nickelodeon TV and Sky News.

Lola Williams

With over 15  years of experience  in the entertainment industry both in front of and behind the camera, Lola Williams is an active member of WFTV (Women in Film and Television). She has been a judge for Monologue Slam and the TriForce Film Festival  and with John Byrne sponsors a busary for  emerging directors and film makers which is awarded annually at BAFTA.