Writer & Director - James Brandon

James has written, produced and directed more than 30 pantomimes, as well as playing pretty much every kind of role it has to offer.  As a performer he has worked in just about every area of the entertainment field too, from cabaret to cruises, from TV to radio, theatre and the good old fashioned end-of-the-pier! 

These days, he spends much of his time working as a stand-up comic as well as writing, producing and directing plays, revue shows, theme park attractions and, of course, pantomime.  It is a job that’s taken him around the world many times over.  James is also a member of the legendary comedy act ‘The Grumbleweeds’


Lighting/Sound Technician - Peter Gregory

Peter trained at Rotherham College, where he studied Sound. Peter runs his own Technical Company and provides Lighting & Sound for businesses across the Yorkshire Area.  Peter has worked with The James Brandon Company for 3 years and is looking forward to starting his third season with The James Brandon Company.

Production Assistant - George Akid

George began the year working for the Sesame Street Workshop in their brand new show - The Furchester Hotel Live! - where he was a puppeteer and presenter. He can now be found traveling the country working alongside The Grumbleweeds in their UK tour.

He began his career donning the world famous Butlin’s Redcoat in Bognor Regis, where he worked alongside Stephen Mulhern, BBC  TV’s ‘Mister Maker’ and many other names.

Other work includes: Scooby Doo: Live! (Warner Brothers), Barney's Farmyard (HIT Entertainment), Cinderella (The James Brandon Company), Aladdin Rocks (Bourne Leisure) and Mr Blooms Allotment: Live! (BBC).

Production Assistant - Adam Cookson

Adam trained at The University of West London. Having a huge interest in Theatre & Events he has turned his hand to many different roles within the industry, even producing and directing his own show!

Adam has worked with The James Brandon Company for the past 12 years.

Other work Includes: Cinderella (Liberty Events Hull), Wizard Of Oz UK Tour Ft. Sooty, Sweep & Soo (Shone Productions), Rapunzel (Joe Purdy Productions), The Olympic/Paralympic Ceremonies (London 2012), Barclays Summertime Concert (AEG Live), National TV & Movie Awards (Indigo TV), The BAFTA’s (Whizz Kid TV) & Stand Up To Cancer (Whizz Kid TV).

Other work includes Judging for OpenMicUK & TeenStarUK and Tour Manager for Britain’s Got Talent Finalists 2 Grand.

Adam is currently traveling up and down the country as Tour Manager for comedy legends ‘The Grumbleweeds.’