Meet the Showstate team that makes it happen

Directors

    • Daniel Garland

    • Managing Director
    • About

    • Likes:Good positive vibes and people with a ‘can do' approach to life
    • Dislikes:Negativity, Monday's and I also have a strange frog phobia so that has to be in here too. Can't believe I'm telling the world this
    • Hobbies:Watching sports, cycling and I do like a good book every now and then
    • Favourite Band:I like all genres of music and it all depends on my mood
    • Favourite Movie:I'm a Star Wars geek…
    • Dream Holiday:Vegas Baby!!!
    • Heather Hughes

    • Financial Director
    • About

    • Likes:Shopping, shopping and a bit more shopping if I have the time...
    • Dislikes:Things not being in the right place
    • Hobbies:Spending time with friends and family
    • Favourite Band:Anything from 80's and I do like a bit of old school disco!!
    • Favourite Movie:Bridget Jones Diary
    • Dream Holiday:I go to Portugal most years and I love it there, so peaceful and a great climate

Head Of Departments

    • Stuart Smith

    • Head of Production
    • About

    • Likes:Going out for different meals and places. Spending time with my son
    • Dislikes:Not getting enough sleep
    • Hobbies:Socialising
    • Favourite Band:Imagine Dragons
    • Favourite Movie:Terminator 2
    • Dream Holiday:Inca Trail
    • Peter Cooney

    • Operations Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Football, structure and good planning
    • Dislikes:Tomatoes, late trucks and parking tickets
    • Hobbies:Spending time with the family
    • Favourite Band:Oasis
    • Favourite Movie:Shawshank Redemption
    • Dream Holiday:Round the world cruise
    • Andrew Warman

    • Head of Scenery
    • About

    • Likes:Batman, building things and problem solving
    • Dislikes:The Joker, not perfect carpentry and disorganisation
    • Hobbies:Watching movies and gaming
    • Favourite Band:Thrice
    • Favourite Movie:Aliens
    • Dream Holiday:Skiing

Sales/Marketing & Accounts

    • Jonny Austin

    • Sales & Marketing Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Liverpool FC, dogs and cooking
    • Dislikes:People eating loudly, pigeons
    • Hobbies:Football, golf
    • Favourite Band:Rag N Bone Man
    • Favourite Movie:I love films and if I had to choose, I'd go for The Matrix or The Sixth Sense..oh wait..and Star Wars….there's so many
    • Dream Holiday:Around the world trip for a year
    • Sarah Evangelista

    • Accounts Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Family time, prosecco, sunshine
    • Dislikes:Liver, sitting in traffic, rain
    • Hobbies:Socialising and Facebook
    • Favourite Band:My childhood favourite was A Ha
    • Favourite Movie:Chick flicks – Dirty Dancing, Grease etc
    • Dream Holiday:2 weeks in Australia visiting my brother, followed by 1 week in the Maldives

Project Managers

    • Michael Chamberlain

    • Senior Project Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Sunshine, live music, english mustard
    • Dislikes:Cold mornings, food shopping
    • Hobbies:Spending money unfortunately
    • Favourite Band:Foster the People, Chase & Status, Johnny Cash
    • Favourite Movie:Leon, Tron Legacy
    • Dream Holiday:New Zealand
    • Colin Bailey

    • Senior Project Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Spreadsheets, problem solving, countryside, business class travel
    • Dislikes:Birds – feathered variety, messy eaters
    • Hobbies:F1, rugby
    • Favourite Band:Techno
    • Favourite Movie:Shadowlands, Top Gun
    • Dream Holiday:Safari
    • Sam Burgess

    • Senior Project Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Socialising and football/rugby
    • Dislikes:Cats and adverts on TV
    • Hobbies:Socialising
    • Favourite Band:Chris Brown, 50 Cent
    • Favourite Movie:Remember the Titans
    • Dream Holiday:Vegas
    • Ateeq Butt

    • Project Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Kebabs and positive energy
    • Dislikes:British weather
    • Hobbies:Football and sleeping
    • Favourite Band:RnB and Hip-Hop
    • Favourite Movie:Gridiron Gang and Coach Carter
    • Dream Holiday:Dubai
    • Josh Nash

    • Project Manager
    • About

    • Likes:Cartoons, kebabs of the world, Radio 4, metal music
    • Dislikes:Cats, The Archers
    • Hobbies:Climbing, live music
    • Favourite Band:System of a Down
    • Favourite Movie:The Running Man

Hire

    • Craig Deeley

    • Hire Technician
    • About

    • Likes:Football (Arsenal), pie and mash
    • Dislikes:Tottenham Hotspur FC and traffic
    • Hobbies:Gaming
    • Favourite Band:Eminem
    • Favourite Movie:Any gangster film like Goodfellas
    • Dream Holiday:Las Vegas
    • Calum Cooney

    • Warehouse Technician
    • About

    • Likes:Cars, clothes and socialising
    • Dislikes:Marmite, alcohol and tea
    • Hobbies:Resting, shopping and gaming
    • Favourite Band:50 cent, Potter Payper and Gucci Mane
    • Favourite Movie:8 mile
    • Dream Holiday:Miami or LA

AV Managers

    • Alex Keefe

    • AV Manager - Wokefield Park
    • About

    • Likes:Holidays and football
    • Dislikes:Lateness and poor quality food
    • Hobbies:Watching films, cycling, socialising, going out for good food
    • Favourite Band:I like all music genres, can't name one particular band
    • Favourite Movie:Shawshank Redemption, Die Hard
    • Dream Holiday:New York in winter and Caribbean in summer
    • Dale Saunders

    • AV Manager - Beaumont Estate
    • About

    • Likes:Anime, producing & writing music, cooking, roller blading & anything comedic
    • Dislikes:People who are too full of themselves and cocktails with little or no alcohol (what's the point)
    • Hobbies:Recording music, watching amazing movies / Anime, gym, eating out and dancing
    • Favourite Band:Linkin Park
    • Favourite Movie:Hmm too many to choose from however I must say I love a good horror, fantasy and mystery
    • Dream Holiday:It would be Japan, I absolutely love the culture