Debbie did a degree in Drama at Hull University and after graduating worked as a stage manager in the West End. She was Children’s Administrator on the first London production of Annie, and then after a few more shows in the West End, she moved on to be a production assistant for Robert Fox. She was a casting assistant to Celestia Fox on several stage shows and the films of Another Country and Little Shop of Horrors. Later she worked in General Management for Maybox Theatres and Turnstyle Group (now ATG), The Theatre of Comedy and The Shaftesbury Theatre in the West End. She was Project Manager for the renovation of The Peacock Theatre and Deputy Project Manager for the Sadler’s Wells rebuild. She was always involved in casting other things alongside all these other jobs!
West End productions include: Thriller Live; Dirty Dancing; The Snowman; American Idiot; Knights of the Rose; The Knowledge; The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas; Close to You; Sinatra; Dusty; In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel; Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Grease; Flashdance; Piaf; Respect La Diva; The King and I; The Harder They Come; Showboat; Dancing in the Streets; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; Saturday Night Fever; Fame; Peter Pan; The Pirates of Penzance; Mum’s the Word; Daisy Pulls It Off; Napoleon; Madame Melville; Hedwig and the Angry Inch; La Cava; Smokey Joe’s Café; The Rocky Horror Show; Soul Train; Rent; Always; Steaming; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Disgracefully Yours.
Specific Children’s casting includes : The King and I; Caroline or Change; Annie; Kinky Boots; The Bodyguard; Show Boat; The Sound of Music
UK tours include: My Best Friend’s Wedding; Friends! The Musical Parody; Footloose; Thriller Live; 20th Century Boy; Our House; Grease; Laila; a new Musical; Jackie the Musical; Let It Be; Mum’s the Word; So This Is Christmas; American Idiot; Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Crush the Musical; The Bodyguard and Annie (children’s casting); Dancing in the Streets; The Threepenny Opera; Soul Sister; I Was a Rat; Carnaby Street; Dreamboats and Petticoats; Flamenco Flamen’ka; Burn the Floor; 51 Shades of Maggie; Doctor In the House; Hormonal Housewives; Tell Me On a Sunday; Cacophony; Menopause the Musical 1 & 2; Flashdance; Defending the Caveman; The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas; Mahabharata; Sweet Soul Music; Starlight Express; Anything Goes; What a Feeling; Dirty Dusting; Mack and Mabel; The Misanthrope; A Chorus Line; A Tribute to the Blues Brothers; Smokey Joe’s Cafe; The Rocky Horror Show; Soul Train; Wild Animus
Other London, regional and international productions include: Cruel Intentions; Hugh Jackman Arena Tour; Peter Pan; Grandma Saves the Day; Once the Musical; Starlight Express (Bochum and international tour); Million Dollar Quartet, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, After Midnight, Rock of Ages, The Choir of Man, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Syd Norman’s Pour House (all NCL); We Live and Die In These Towns; Oxy and the Morons; Room; Godiva Rocks; Snow White; The Last Five Years; Ostrich Boys; The Burnt Part Boys; Red Snapper; The Sisterhood; Only a Day; Cougar; Medea; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Romeo and Juliet; The Comedy of Errors; Merry Wives of Windsor and Twelfth Night; Noises Off; And Then The Dark; The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin; Treasure Island; Five Guys Named Moe; Kiss Me Kate; Top Hat; West Side Story; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Singing in the Rain; Legally Blonde; Cats (RCCL); Midsummer Songs; The BFG; Evolution; South Pacific; Sister Act; Jackie the Musical; Hairspray;; Fame; Alice In Wonderland; The Sound of Music; Chicago; Hair; The Opera Show; Soul Sister; Little Shop of Horrors; The Corstorphine Road Nativity; White Christmas; Mods and Rox; Robin Hood; It’s a Wonderful Life; Laurel and Hardy; Blues in the Night; My Fair Lady; Anything Goes; The Sound of Music; Me and My Girl; Little Shop of Horrors; Guys and Dolls; Crazy For You; Oklahoma!; The Opera Show and The Pirates of Penzance;The Wizard of Oz; Motherhood the Musical; Amadeus; The Snowman; Side by Side by Sondheim; Only You Can Save Mankind and 100% Sex Therapy
International Cruise Lines : include Aida, P&O Cunard, Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Belinda King
Recorded media: Mimi’s World; Waybuloo; Grandpa In My Pocket; What’s Your News?; Buddy Patrol; Tic Toc; Quick Quack Duck; Grease is the Word; How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria ; Amahl and the Night Visitors; Planet Cook; Energy.