Meet the Team

A Younger Theatre wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for the following team members who work on a part time basis to deliver the core work we do.

Samuel Sims

Samuel Sims

Managing Director

Sam is Managing Director of A Younger Theatre. He is a freelance writer with work published in The Stage, QX and Sister Magazine and hails from Hull, 2017's City of Culture (WOO!)

Jay Grainger

Jay Grainger

London Reviews Coordinator

Jay has performed for stage and film as an actor and has been published on the Vogue UK and GQ websites as a model. He is currently working on his first written play and believes there is always more to learn when it comes to the arts; that we can help teach what school didn't, and what society does not understand.

Laura Beth Mortemore

Laura Beth Mortemore

Regional Reviews Coordinator

Laura Beth-Mortemore is a Musical Theatre performer who trained at The MTA in London. Lover of all things to do with theatre but in her spare time loves to get creative with crafts.

Jessica Handscomb

Jessica Handscomb

Sub Editor

Born and raised in North London, Jessica studied for a BA in English at Goldsmiths. When she’s not at the theatre, she’s either talking to her plants or wasting her finite hours on earth re-reading the same few Wendy Cope poems.

Jake Orr

Jake Orr

Founder

Jake founded A Younger Theatre in 2009. As well as working freelance, he is the in-house producer of Nottingham Playhouse.