About Us

Telling great stories in collaboration with trusted partners.

Anthology Theatre began its life in 2002 when Bob Benton started supporting and investing in productions. Since then, we have grown into a business that commissions, develops, produces and invests in theatre, while offering advisory services across theatre and live entertainment.

The Team

Bob Benton.

Chairman and Founder

Having enjoyed a 30-year career in broking and investment banking, Bob transferred his expertise to the development and production of media content. He founded Bob &Co in 2010, which rebranded as the Anthology Group in 2018. Bob has executive produced multiple productions across film, theatre, and television.

Lil Lambley.

Managing Director & Executive Producer

Before joining Anthology, Lil worked as a general manager in the West End, most notably at Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group. Lil has also worked as a theatre consultant with an emphasis on business affairs, budgeting and financial analysis, and contractual support and sits on the board of Headlong Theatre Company and Cranleigh Arts Centre.

Julian Edwards.

Producer

Before joining Anthology, Julian was Executive Director at Jamie Wilson Productions - producing, general managing and developing international, West End and touring theatre productions. Originally from South Wales, Julian moved to London at an early age to study and toured globally as a performer before moving into production. Julian has lived and worked in theatre in New York and California and is incredibly excited to contribute his professional experience to the Anthology team.

Matt Cullum.

General Manager

Matt joins Anthology having worked previously with Ambassador Theatre Group Productions as General Manager. In recent years he has been part of producing some of the West End’s most successful musicals, but comes originally from a drama background as a company manager, director and actor having worked extensively in repertory theatre throughout the UK, internationally and for many years was also lead associate to Steven Berkoff.

Dom Hodson.

Head of Development

Dom joined the Anthology team in 2016 to provide investment analysis for the Cultural Capital Fund. In addition, he now focusses on the creative development and packaging of new projects. He is also an actor with over 10 years’ experience on the stage in the West End, around the UK and internationally.

Patrick Houston.

Head of Investment

Patrick joined stockbroker HSBC James Capel in 1986 and enjoyed a variety of sales and research roles across 5 industry sectors before being asked to lead the Media research team in 1998. The team moved to ABN AMRO in 2002 where he gained additional responsibility for sales and distribution for the Telecom, Media and Technology teams (TMT). In 2011 he left the City to advise start-up companies on strategy and financing before reuniting in April 2014 with Bob with whom he had worked at James Capel.

Caitlin Ferrara.

Associate Producer

Caitlin was the first employee of Bob & Co, the original name of the Anthology group, and has worked with Bob Benton since 2010. Originally from Los Angeles, Caitlin has a background in talent management and television production.

Jennifer Jones.

Production Assistant

In 2020 Jennifer earned an MA (Distinction) in Creative Producing from Mountview; and worked with VAULT Festival and award-winning theatre company, Improbable. Before joining Anthology in 2021, Jennifer worked with New York based company Pinkhouse Productions on an international script writing competition and produced several development projects for new work, funded by Arts Council England.

Martina Iuculano.

Trainee Production Assistant and PA to the Executive Producer

Originally from Italy, Martina studied Tourism and Management in Como. She studied in Spain and then moved to London in 2020. In July 2021 she joined the Anthology team to support the Executive Producer and train as a Production Assistant.

The Board

Carolyn Bennett
Bob Benton
Polly Benton
Richard Bridges
Patrick Houston
Freddie Ryecart
Hilary Strong
Yvonne Yeoh