About DHP

DHP is an award-winning theatre producing company with a primary focus on new writing and reviving lesser-known works in unconventional places and ways. Recent collaborators include Gyre & Gimble and the the interdisciplinary Globe production The Four Seasons Reimagined; David Hare and the site-specific revival of The Permanent Way; Naomi Sheldon and the West End transfer of the multi-award winning Good Girl; Sandi Toksvig and a contemporary re-imagining of Treasure Island created to celebrate the place of regional theatre within our cultural landscape; and Kathy Burke, who directed the Park Theatre run of The Retreat.

Debbie Hicks

Executive Producer & General Manager

Debbie is a theatre producer and manager working independently to deliver exceptional theatre and events in the West End, off West End, and on tour in the United Kingdom and internationally. She regularly collaborates with other theatre practitioners, and always welcomes the opportunity to work alongside both new and established talent. 

Her theatre career started at 17 when she started to assist James Seabright at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After graduating in 2012 she became an apprentice to Jamie Hendry under the Stage One initiative for new producers. She then successfully bid for Stage One bursary to deliver Tom Basden's Holes at the Arcola Tent, starring Mathew Baynton and Daniel Rigby - her professional debut. 


Debbie has since worked with Tom O'Connell, the Old Vic, Jonathan Church Productions, Underbelly Productions, Neil Laidlaw Productions, Oliver Mackwood Productions, Iris Theatre, Viviana Durante Company, Up Piccadilly Productions, and many others. She provides consultancy and general management services for production companies across the subsidised and commercial sectors.

She has a first-class MA from the University of Edinburgh and an MSt (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. 


Zoe Weldon 

Assistant Producer

Full biography to follow.

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