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Wuthering Heights 

Inspector Sands - Associate Director

After Emily BrontëCreated by Inspector SandsAdaptation conceived and developed by Lucinka Eisler and Ben LewisWritten by Ben LewisDirected by Lucinka Eisler“We don’t in general take to foreigners here… unless they take to us first”Channelling Emily Brontë’s piercing wit and fierce emotion, Inspector Sands bring their characteristic humour, passion and pathos to the infamous love story of Heathcliff and Catherine. Wuthering Heights will contain violence, peril, social awkwardness, exhilarating music, high winds and mud.Developed with the support of Bristol Old Vic Ferment, UCL Culture, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Jacksons Lane. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

                                     24/04/23 - 06/05/23            Royal & Derngate, Northampton

                                     09/05/23 - 13/05/23              Oxford Playhouse

                                     16/05/23 - 18/05/23               Warwick Arts Centre

                                     23/05/23 - 27/05/23.             The Rose, Kingston

                                     06/06/23 - 10/06/23              Northern Stage

★★★★★ Both silly and deadly serious to the end, this is Wuthering Heights with its jagged edges restored, full of moroseness but weirdly, wonderfully, entertaining. - The Guardian 

★★★★ A mind-blowing adaptation - West End Best Friend

Creative Team

Created by | Inspector Sands

Adaptation conceived & developed by | Lucinka Eisler and Ben Lewis

Writer | Ben Lewis

Director | Lucinka Eisler

Associate Director | Chris Yarnell 

Designer | Jamie Vartan

Co-Sound Designers | Elena Peña & Dan Balfour

Lighting Designer | Ben Ormerod

Costume Designer | Johanna Mårtensson

Costume Supervisor | Victoria Nissley

Costume Makers | Kate Ireland & Sarah Poxton-Le'Strange

Hair & Makeup Supervisor | Gavin Rennick

Production Manager | Helen Mugridge 

Casting | Annelie Powell CDG, Hayley Kaimakliotis and Alice Walters

Artistic Associate | Giulia Innocenti

Consulting Artist | Tanuja Amarasuriya 

GRT Consultancy | Alessandra Davison 

Voice & Accent Coach | Gurkiran Kaur

Fight Director | Rachid Sabitri from True Edge 

Wellbeing Practitioner | Shally Gadhoke 

Supporting the production | Intimacy On Set

Intimacy Coordinator | Rose Ryan 

Assistant Intimacy Coordinator | Veniece Forde

Company Stage Manager | Roisin Symes 

Assistant Stage Manager | Fran De'Ath 

Technical Stage Manager | Verity Clayton

Marketing Consultant | Emma Martin

Press Consultant | Arabella Neville-Rolfe

Producer | China Plate

Associate Producer (China Plate) | Amanda Fawcett

Education Coordinator (China Plate) | Ailbhe Treacy

Teaching Resource Consultant | Susie Ferguson

Workshop Facilitators | Emily Summers & Lakeisha Lynch Stevens



Hindley / Hareton | John Askew (he/him)

Catherine | Lua Bairstow (they/she)

Heathcliff | Ike Bennett (he/him)

Earnshaw / Edgar / Linton | Leander Deeny (he/him)

Nelly | Giulia Innocenti (she/her)

Isabella / Frances / Young Cathy | Nicole Sawyerr (she/her)

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