The Melting Pot with Dominic Monkhouse

Behind the Scenes of in the Night Garden Live with Creator Andy Fletcher

Episode Summary

Today we talk to Andy Fletcher, responsible for making spectacular family theatre events such as In the Night Garden Live. Key takeaways: Why he chose to get involved with such a complicated production as In The Night Garden. His reason behind opting to use the airline ticketing model to sell theatre tickets. The difference between their two productions. Why it’s so important as a small business owner to be a jack of all trades. The importance of investing in great staff.

Episode Notes

Today we talk to Andy Fletcher, a chartered accountant with a MBA from London Business School, who is also responsible for making spectacular family theatre events happen in unique spaces.

With an eclectic business path behind him, Andy shares his career to date and how he came to be responsible for In the Night Garden Live (amongst others).

In the Night Garden Live was his first production with partner Andy Collier, and it has toured the UK in its own inflatable theatre since 2009. Now in its 10th year, In the Night Garden Live is considered one of the UK’s favourite family events and with audience figures standing at well over 1 million, as well as a whopping 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 12,844 parents’ reviews, no other show holds a torch to this one.

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