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Ellie Keel

Ellie Keel is an award-winning theatre producer who specialises in commissioning, developing, and producing new plays.

Producing new work in London,

Edinburgh, and on tour

across the UK.

Her selected credits are HOTTER by Mary Higgins and Ell Potter (Soho Theatre), Collapsible by Margaret Perry (HighTide’s Disruption Festival in Edinburgh and Aldeburgh, and subsequently at the Dublin Fringe and the Bush Theatre, London), Redefining Juliet (Barbican Centre), Callisto: a queer epic by Hal Coase (Pleasance, Edinburgh & Arcola Theatre, London), and Mrs Dalloway by Hal Coase (Arcola Theatre).


In 2016 Ellie co-founded Alchymy Festival at The North Wall to support and showcase the work of some of the most talented early-career theatre-makers in the country. Alchymy Festival is now thriving in its fourth year.

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In 2017 Ellie co-founded Heretic Voices at Arcola Theatre, an international competition to produce and publish the best new writing for the stage in monologue form. The judging panel comprised Michael Billington, Lolita Chakrabarti, Monica Dolan, and Mel Kenyon. The competition attracted 1,176 entries. The winning scripts were A Hundred Words for Snow by Tatty Hennessy, directed by Max Gill; Woman Caught Unaware by Annie Fox, directed by Jessica Edwards; and Dean McBride by Sonya Hale, directed by Roy Alexander Weise.

Ellie has also produced large-scale, site-specific plays with The Big House Theatre Company, a charity working with young people who have left care or are otherwise vulnerable. Her credits for The Big House include Loose Lips by Katherine Soper and the award-winning Bullet Tongue by Sonya Hale and Andrew Day. 

Alongside her theatre work, Ellie is a Director of LGBT+ youth charity Just Like Us, and Social Impact Consultant for PER.  

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019

In August 2019, EKP presents a season of four shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Collapsible by Margaret Perry, in co-production with HighTide; Son of Dyke by Jordan Waller; HOTTER by Mary Higgins and Ell Potter; and Where to Belong by Victor Esses, in co-production with Victor Esses.

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Key shows

I’ve had the pleasure

of working on.

The Pleasance
Assembly, Edinburgh
The D Word
VAULT Festival and Underbelly, Edinburgh
Soho Theatre and Underbelly, Edinburgh
Son Of Dyke
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Where We Belong
Summerhall, Edinburgh
Redefining Juliet
Barbican Centre