Nicholas Newton is a theatre, television and radio producer.
In 1972 he co-founded the Bush Theatre, London, the home of new writing in the UK.
In 1975 he
worked for West End
producers, Michael White and HM Tennent.
In the late 1970's he
started producing in London's West End, first with Gigiat the Fortune Theatre in 1976, followed by Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood.
t the beginning of the 1980's he
joined the management of the Royal National Theatre
as Special Projects Executive where he
managed the television co-productions of the National Theatre's repertoire including The Oresteia
, On the Razzle, The Beggars Operaand The Mystery Playsfor Channel 4 Television, the BBC and Time Warner
working with all the directors in particular Sir Peter Hall, Bill Bryden CBE and Sir Richard Eyre.
He established the Royal National Theatre's Development Council which raised considerable funds for the National Theatre.
In 1994, he formed Promenade Productions and produced the spectacular production of The Big Picnicat the Harland and Wolff Shed, Govan, which he also produced for BBC Television.
has continued to produce theatre in the West End, including the award winning production of Tennessee Williams' Baby Dollat the Noel Coward Theatre.
has produced over 30 dramas for BBC Radio.
was a co-producer of the Lincoln Center's production of South Pacificwhich opened at the Barbican Theatre in 2011 and successfully toured the UK throughout 2012.
In 2013 he
co-produced The Pirates of Penzancewith Scottish Opera and D'Oyly Carte Opera which toured major venues in the spring and summer of 2013.
He is a director of Genesius Promenade Developments Limited.