About

We believe theatre should be exciting.

Run by Oliver Lansley and James Seager, Les Enfants Terribles is dedicated to creating original and innovative theatre to entertain and inspire a wide breadth of audiences.

Known for our striking visual aesthetic and innovative use of props, puppetry and live music we are constantly pushing ourselves to explore new ways of telling stories and immersing ourselves and our audiences in the weird and wonderful worlds we create in our shows.

Who we are

Founded in 2002, the company has received consistent critical acclaim, won top industry awards, and established a large and loyal following for our unique work. We were honoured to be nominated for an Olivier Award in 2015, make the Stage Power 100 List in 2017 and also be nominated for The Stage Innovation Award in 2016. 

Over the course of our +20 year history, the company has continued to go from strength to strength, producing award-winning shows including  The Trench and The Terrible Infants, as well as groundbreaking immersive productions such as United Queendom, Inside Pussy Riot and the smash hit Alice’s Adventures Underground, which transferred to China in 2018 for a two-year run and is returning to a new, purpose-built venue in London’s Waterloo in 2023.

We have performed for thousands of people all over the world as well as touring to over 400 UK venues and building a large and loyal audience to join us on our journey. 

We’re proud to have worked with so many brilliant creatives over the years and look forward to continuing to create new stories, ideas and memories!

A talented company with a very sure sense of its own distinctive storytelling style.

Adept at showing how physicalised storytelling is at the heart of some of the best theatre around.

Razor-sharp theatre group.

The sharp end of such thrillingly piercing theatre.

Meet the team

Oliver Lansley

Founder & Artistic Director

James Seager

Creative Director

Kees Abrahams

Non-Executive Director

Justin Masterson

Senior Producer

Kayleigh Marsh Davis

General Manager

Sinead O’Callaghan

Head of Engagement

Laura Robinson

Marketing & Communications Manager

Tom Sanderson

Engagement Coordinator

Fiona Porritt

Senior Creative Associate

Emma Halstead

Immersive Producing Associate

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