Anthony Orme

Artistic Director

Anthony graduated from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2015 and as well as a successful acting career, he is also Artistic Director & Co-founder of Now You Know Productions. 


Originally from Southport, before moving to London, theatre has always been top priority in Anthony’s life and he strives to make and be part of work that changes people and their beliefs through his work. He can often be found trawling through scripts, meeting with new creatives or perfecting his own work looking for the Now You Know team to get stuck into. 


Matthew Green


Matthew graduated from Durham University with a Law LLB (Hons) Degree in 2016 and is Chair & Co-Founder of Now You Know Productions. He has worked as a theatre producer since graduating, on projects with Now You Know and freelance with other organisations.


Originally from Southport, Matthew now lives in London and has been accepted into Stage One’s Trainee Producer Scheme. While producing and managing the company is where he can be found most of the time; he also occasionally enjoys making the odd appearance on stage.


Laura Ellis

Press and Marketing 

Laura graduated with a Degree in English Literature from the University of Liverpool in 2015 and has been involved in making theatre in some way or another for nearly ten years, producing, marketing and performing in shows in Liverpool, London, Brighton and Edinburgh.


She is Head of Press and Marketing for Now You Know Productions and has ensured the world gets to hear about our fantastic productions for years. As well as coordinating all of our press and marketing, Laura has proudly produced One for My Baby and 1 in 3 at the Camden Fringe Festival 2016.


Emily Jane-Ashford

Artistic Consultant

Emily-Jane graduated from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2015. As well as a career in musical theatre she is also Artistic Consultant for Now You know Productions.


Originally from Berkshire, theatre has been a huge part of her life and having worked with the company as an actress in productions such as One for my Baby and 1 in 3, she is very excited to be working with Now You Know creating and seeing new material. Emily is currently starring in Mamma Mia on board the Allure of the Seas.


 Now You Know are very grateful for the continued support of our patron, Mansel Edwards.