Our Team

Akanimo Odon

Board Member

Alan Hatton-Yeo

Chair of the Board

Anna Oakes-Monger

Front of House Assistant

Billie Collins

Duty Manager & Front of House Assistant

Brent Lees

Technical & Facilities Manager

Carl Woodward

Creative Learning Manager

Charles Tryer

Board Member

Daisy Whalley

Front of House Assistant

Dave Rigby

Board Member

Ellen Reade

Box Office Assistant

Elspeth Dale

Duty Manager

Harriet North

Casual Technician

Helen Rawlinson

Finance Manager

Jack O'Neill

Front of House Assistant

Jane Booker

Board Member

Jane Twyman

Catering Assistant

Jess Turton

Catering Assistant

Joe Hares


John Maudsley

Deputy Chief Technician

Johnathan Ilott

Programme Manager

Joshua Utting

Duty Manager

Karen Chandisingh

Box Office Manager

Karen O'Neill

Chief Executive

Karl Roe

Front of House Manager

Katy Errington


Keilah Chambers-Turner

Film Engagement Lead

Kelly Clarke


Kelly Thurston

Marketing Officer

Lauren Randall

Marketing Officer

Mark Thwaite

Board Member

Mary Sharples

Duty Manager

Melanie Whitehead

Board Member

Neil Townsend

Vice Chair of the Board

Peter Button

Duty Manager and Box Office Assistant

Roddy Gauld

Board Member/Interim Treasurer

Rowan Brook-Thompson

Front of House Assistant

Simon Nixon

Deputy Front of House Manager

Tom Fisher


Tom Wilkinson

Duty Manager & Box Office Assistant

Fabulous, friendly people and always something interesting to watch.

Rebecca, Lancaster

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The Dukes is fantastic. We love it for family theatre, a good film, drama classes or for just popping in for a drink.

Joanna, Lancaster

Amazing, interactive theatre which feels really personal.

Caroline, Lancaster

The Dukes was inviting and the atmosphere electric! I would definitely recommend and will certainly be back to The Dukes in the future.

Becca, Barrow in Furness

Great venue. Lovely and enthusiastic staff and cast.

Danny, Blackpool

Cracking little cinema.

Neil, Garstang

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The Dukes provides Lancaster with a cultural heart. I am always inspired, challenged and entertained and I'm grateful that Lancaster has such a great place where I can enjoy the arts.

Guy, Lancaster

Get in Touch

The Dukes,
Moor Lane,

Booking enquiries: tickets@dukeslancaster.org

General enquiries: ask@dukeslancaster.org

Box Office: 01524 598500

Opening Times

August 2020 onward (until further notice)

Sun & Mon: Closed

Tue - Sat: Our Box Office will be working at reduced hours, open from Tuesday – Sunday from 10.30am – 4.30pm. Screenings will start at the time advertised. Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before each screening to reduce queuing but in good time to be seated comfortably. 

Support The Dukes

The Dukes is a registered charity (no. 501935).

We could not exist without support from our partners and members.

The Dukes is Funded By