Published: Mon 13 Mar 23

New Soho Theatre Walthamstow Co-executive Director Announced

Sam Hansford has been appointed in the newly created role of Soho Theatre Walthamstow Co-Executive Director

Thirteen years in the making, with construction in the final stages, Soho Theatre’s second home in London – Soho Theatre Walthamstow – is getting ready for a spring 2024 opening. A local theatre with a national profile, it will be a glorious 1,000 seat venue dedicated to UK and international comedy, theatre and cabaret, with a lively creative engagement programme connecting with people of all ages.

In preparation, Soho Theatre has appointed Sam Hansford to the newly created role of Co-Executive Director of Soho Theatre Walthamstow.

Working alongside Soho Theatre’s Executive Director and CEO, Mark Godfrey, and the Boards of Soho Theatre and Soho Theatre Walthamstow, Sam will play a key role in navigating the final phase of the capital project, towards a successful launch and into the opening year and beyond.

Sam starts with the company in March 2023.

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