The People

caro_biogCaroline Funnell (Artistic Director)

Founded Sixteenfeet Productions in 2008.

A RADA graduate Caroline  started her career as an actress including three summers touring open-air Shakespeare as well as other theatre radio and television work in the UK and internationally.

She then worked in production specialising in creative coordination and artistic programme development. She was a founder member of Frankfurt’s English Theatre putting producing plays in the English language including many German premieres, setting up international co-productions, and supervising UK production management. As a Casting Director she has worked with  theatres including Scarborough, Coventry, Ipswich and Exeter as well as  National and international tours.

Caroline is an Associate of Gothenburg’s English Studio Theatre which focuses on producing the beset of new British writing.

Caroline is a founding member of Brixton Community Based, a charity providing access to creative opportunities for the community, including the very successful Brixton Youth Theatre.


Guy Holden (Artistic Associate)

Guy Holden is an alumni of The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama and a BBC Carleton Hobbs award winner, he works in the music and theatre industries producing and composing music across diverse genres. As a professional musician he has toured internationally, played in the West End and on the London jazz circuit. His earlier work includes performing as a BBC Radio Rep member and various other theatre roles.

Guy is Sixteenfeet’s Music Supervisor and has written music and lyrics for the company’s summer productions. He also works as a teacher and mentor, and is an ardent advocate of the value of the arts in the creative and emotional development of young people.



Nicholas Anthony (Artistic Associate)

Nick trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He has previously worked as Events Director and taught English, Theatre and Classical Civilisation. As a qualified teacher he also leads Sixteenfeet’s educational programme.


Andrew S. Walsh (Associate Artist)

A  prolific writer with numerous credits in film, TV, Radio, Animation and games, Andy’s work for Sixteenfeet includes ‘Wind in the Willows’, ‘Goldilocks and the Three Endings’, “The Jungle Book’ inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli stories and our Pop-Up Christmas shows including ‘Aladdin’. He has delivered workshops for our Lambeth Voices Programme for ‘First Draft’ new writers, Vintage Voices  and  lead the Lambeth Young Voices project.

David Baker (Associate Artist)

David trained as an actor at Arts Educational School and has worked professionally as an actor and Director for many years including performances at the Royal National Theatre, the UK and his most recent film appearance will be premiered on Netflix at the end of June 2021. He was co-founder of the Creative Learning programme at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and of Brixton Youth Theatre. Together with Max Gold he runs Sixteenfeet’s schools workshops.

Max Gold (Associate Artist)

Trained as an actor at the Royal Central School of Drama. His theatre appearances include seasons at the Royal National Theatre and the RSC. TV work includes playing a regular in ‘Eastenders’. For Sixteenfeet Max was a memorable ‘Mad Hatter’ in Alice in Wonderland’. He is co-founder of Brixton Youth Theatre, and together with David Baker runs Sixteenfeet’s school and community workshops.

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