Nicholas Newton is a theatre, television and radio producer.
co-founded the Bush Theatre
, London, the home of new writing in the UK and then 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 followed by Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood which ran for over a year at the Mayfair Theatre.
In the 1980's he joined the management of the Royal National Theatre as Special Projects Executive.
managed the television co-productions of the National Theatre's repertoire including The Oresteia,On the Razzle, The Beggars Opera and The Mystery Plays for Channel 4 Television, the BBC and Time Warner
working with the Director and Associate 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 Big Picnic at the Harland and Wolff Shed, Govan, which he also produced for BBC Television, which told the story of a Govan regiment in the First World War.
has continued to produce theatre in the West End, including the award winning production of Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll at the Noel Coward Theatre.
co-produced the Lincoln Center's production of South Pacific with the Ambassador Theatre Group
, Bob Boyett and Bob Bartner which opened at the Barbican Theatre in 2011 and successfully toured the UK throughout 2012.
In 2013 he
co-produced The Pirates of Penzance with Scottish Opera and D'Oyly Carte Opera which toured major venues in the spring and summer of 2013.
has produced over 30 dramas for BBC Radio.
He is a director of Genesius Promenade Developments Limited which develops plays and musicals for production in London's West End.