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, kick-start conversation, build resilience and inspire change 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, the military and NGOs to deliver productions, workshops and training for young people and adults both in the UK and abroad.

Meet the Team

Sean McGrath FRSA 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:

CountyLines, Click, Chelsea’s Story, Going to Extremes, Kourtney’s Choice, In the Net, Working it Out, Missing the Picture, Behind Closed Doors, ToughLove, Beyond the Warzone, Money Matters, She Stoops to Conquer, Stand, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Meeting Shakespeare, Loaded (AlterEgo), Twelfth Night, 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:

CountyLines, Crossing the Line, Click, Chelsea’s Story, Going to Extremes, Kourtney’s Choice (US adaptation), Missing the Picture, Behind Closed Doors, In the Net, Crashing, Working it Out, ToughLove, Beyond the Warzone, Money Matters, Meeting Shakespeare (AlterEgo), Rated, In the Dark, Smashed (Jackpot Training).

Performing credits include:

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 at Manchester Metropolitan’s School of Theatre. She is currently undertaking an MA in Dramatherapy at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

Directing credits include:

Click, CountyLines | Out in the Counties, Chelsea’s Choice, Going to Extremes, In the Net, ToughLove (AlterEgo).

Performing credits include:

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).


Richard Bunn Shakespeare Project Manager

Richard has a passion for producing high quality classical theatre for young audiences. He trained as an actor at The University of Northampton’s School of the Arts. After graduating Richard worked all around the UK touring Shakespearean plays into schools and colleges before joining the creative team at the world-famous Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon – acting and directing projects for the thousands of visitors that pass through each year. In 2012 Richard was selected to travel to Russia as part of the team performing at The Garden of Geniuses Festival – an international celebration of classical theatre in performance. After leaving the Birthplace Richard worked on on numerous projects for The National Trust before coming on board as AlterEgo’s Shakespeare Project Manager.


Lynne Goodwin Office Manager

Marian Allen Finance Administrator

Legal Information

AlterEgo CreativeSolutions Ltd is a company limited by guarantee

Registered in the UK & Wales.

Company No


Registered Office

Office 30


Howard Way

Newport Pagnell


Company Directors

Sean McGrath & Gemma Paget

VAT Number

155 967 171