About Us

AlterEgo Creative Solutions Ltd is a ‘not-for-profit’ Social Enterprise.  

 We are one of the UK's leading Applied Theatre companies - using theatre and related media to illustrate the narrative around complex social issues.  We work with schools, colleges, universities, police forces, social services, LSCBs, charities, borough councils, county councils,  private businesses, national government agencies and NGOs to deliver productions, workshops and training for young people and adults both in the UK and abroad.

Meet the Team

Sean McGrath Creative Director


Sean trained  at The Oxford School of Drama.  As well as being Creative Director for AlterEgo he is an associate director for The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival and a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.

Directing credits include:

Chelsea’s Choice, Going to Extremes, Kourtney's Choice, In the Net, Working it Out, Behind Closed Doors, ToughLove, She Stoops to Conquer, Stand, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Meeting Shakespeare, Loaded (AlterEgo), The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), The Price (Walking Forward Theatre), Macbeth (BlackCat Theatre), Rated, In the Dark, Smashed (Jackpot Training).

Writing credits include:

Chelsea's Choice,  Going to Extremes, Kourtney's Choice (US adaptation), Behind Closed Doors, In the Net, Crashing, Working it Out, ToughLove, Meeting Shakespeare (AlterEgo), Rated, In the Dark, Smashed (Jackpot Training).

Performing credits include:

THEATRE : Othello, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Richard III (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), Welcome Back (Walking Forward Theatre), To Close & Kill (Theatre 503), An Imperfect Instrument (Arcola Theatre - Scratch), Tamburlaine II (Shakespeare's Globe - Read not Dead), A Guinea Too Much (Mansfield Palace Theatre), The Tempest (ShakespeareWorks), An Urban Folk Tale (Diorama Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Tacit Theatre).


Gemma Paget  Associate Creative Director


Gemma trained as an actress for three years at Manchester Metropolitan’s School of Theatre.

Directing credits include:

Chelsea's Choice, Going to Extremes, In the Net, ToughLove (AlterEgo)

Performing credits include:

THEATRE : Loaded, She Stoops to Conquer, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Stand, Behind Closed Doors (AlterEgo).   Gut Girls (Outfox Productions), Othello, Romeo & Juliet, All’s Well That Ends Well, Hamlet, As You Like It (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), Eight (Henley Fringe Festival), Never Saw the Day (Walking Forward Theatre), Blue Eyed Cat (Etcetera Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Tacit Theatre), Richard III (Bloomsbury Theatre).  FILM & TV : The Streets of Narm (Feature), Ford Vignalle (Commercial), The Hunt (Web Series), Bide (Short Film), HP Printers (Commercial), The Ex, the Date & the Lover (Short Film), Last Breath (Music Video), The Three of Us (Short Film), Call Me (Short Film).



Lynne Goodwin Office Manager

Paul Tunnicliffe Associate Director

Maria MacDermott Accounts Assistant


Legal Information

AlterEgo CreativeSolutions Ltd is a company limited by guarantee

Registered in the UK & Wales. 


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Registered Office

The Portfolio Innovation Centre,

Avenue Campus,

St George’s Avenue,

Northampton, NN2 6FB


Company Directors

Sean McGrath & Gemma Paget

VAT Number

155 967 171