Liam Duffy

Production Manager

Liam studied drama at Northampton University many years ago then trained to be a Secondary School Drama Teacher. He didn’t like being a teacher because he wasn’t allowed to wear his earring and odd socks, so he starting working for Play Development with young people in Reading. He then spent 20 years working with Wokingham Social Services supporting Care Leavers aged 16-21 with their transition into adulthood, including several Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children. He also spent 10 years assisting his partner Dawn direct Reading Youth Theatre, including creating a play called Stiff Little Fingers about child labour exploitation. He now lives with Dawn and their dogs in Derbyshire and takes care of all Phosphoros touring logistics as well as offering pastoral support and advocacy to the cast when required. He also is a passionate activist and is proud to be part of a theatre company speaking out about Human Rights. Aside from Phosphoros he is an avid cricket fan and captains Ashbourne Cricket Club, performs in local theatre productions in Ashbourne and Belper and spends a lot of time going to gigs.