Howl's Moving Castle - Exec Producer, Arts COllective LTD

Katherine worked alongside the Southwark Playhouse team to Produce Howl’s Moving Castle, which ran to sell out audiences from 28th November ’11- 7th January ’12. Featuring a score by Fyfe Dangerfield (Guillemots) and narration by Stephen Fry.

Howl's Moving Castle was a technically groundbreaking production, staged in the Underground tunnels of London Bridge, the creative team used live projection throughout to immerse the audience within the world of The Castle.

The production was Time Out's Critic's Choice for Christmas 2011 and received four-star reviews from Metro and The Public Reviews.

Production Credits:

Southwark Playhouse in association with Arts Collective presents
Howl’s Moving Castle
by Diana Wynne Jones
Adapted for the stage by Mike Sizemore

Directed and Designed : Davy & Kristin McGuire
Original Music : Fyfe Dangerfield
Lighting Designer : Tim Bray
Associate Director: Jack Lowe
Exec Producer: Katherine Jewkes for Arts Collective



Daniel Ings - Howl

Susan Sheridan - Sophie

Kristin McGuire - The Witch

James Wilkes - Calcifer

Stephen Fry - Narrator / The Castle


Susan Sheridan as Sophie

mesmerising and groundbreaking… Howl’s Moving Castle will be talked about as the first show from a very talented creative team which will go on to do much bigger things
— The Public Reviews
Is it a play? Is it a film? Is it an installation? No, it’s super-theatre! … Howl’s Moving Castle – a triumph of theatrical imagination
— Westend Broadway World
Technical wizardry is matched by colourful performances. Stephen Fry’s teasing narrative injects the show with real warmth.
— Metro