Lucy Oliver-Harrison


Interim Executive Producer

After studying Drama at Manchester University, Lucy joined The Agency as an Agent Assistant. From there she embarked on a career as a theatre producer, working with organisations such as nabokov, tangled feet, the Bush Theatre, Headlong and Ambassador Theatre Group. Lucy was appointed as The Yard Theatre's first Executive Director in January 2013, collaborating with Founder and Artistic Director Jay Miller to lead The Yard in becoming a locally focused charity with a nationally recognised programme, supported by a successful business model and with National Portfolio status from Arts Council England. Offered a Fellowship through the Clore Leadership Programme (2017/2018), she was seconded to the British Council and focused her research on socially-engaged practice. Lucy left The Yard in April 2018 and has since held interim and consultant roles for organisations including University College London, Arts and Minds and Achates Philanthropy. She is spending 6 months with Paines Plough as Interim Executive Producer between October 2019 - April 2020.