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Contact the Media Office

Freddie Todd Fordham
Head of Media & Communications
0207 863 8112 

Lucy Colomb
Media Officer
0207 863 8122 

Andrea Gillespie
Media Officer
0207 863 8126

Laura Neil
Media Officer
0207 863 8114 

Abi Sehmi
Marketing and Communications Assistant


Production images can be downloaded for editorial purposes from our Media Library subject to the terms and conditions below.  

Please register and log in to download images. 

The images are available under the following terms and conditions: 

  • The photographs are properly captioned (e.g. the name of the company and production depicted in the image) and the photographer is credited. Where space allows, identify the artists featured.
  • The reproductions cannot be cropped, overprinted, tinted or subject to any form of derogatory treatment. 
  • The images can only be reproduced to illustrate an editorial article or feature reviewing or reporting on that production, person or event.
  • Images cannot be used for marketing, advertising or commercial purposes without the prior permission of Sadler’s Wells and the photographer. 

Filming & Photography

We’re happy to welcome filming or photography that relates to our artistic programme or venues.  

If you’d like to film in and/or around our public spaces, backstage areas, or during the course of a performance, please get in touch to arrange beforehand. 

For filming or photography requests relating to a specific production at the theatre, please get in touch with the Media Officer listed for the show. 

For location filming or photography not relating to Sadler’s Wells or our artistic programme, please get in touch with our Events department. 

If you want more general information about filming or photography, rather than a specific production, please get in touch with our Media Officer Laura Neil on


Access to photocalls is by invitation. If you’d like to attend, please get in touch with the Media Officer for the production, with a summary of your commission and examples of your work. 

Photographs taken at our photocalls may only be reproduced for editorial purposes, not for commercial use, and must credit the company, artists and production in full. If you’d like to use the image for another purpose, please check with the Media Office. 

Please note

Please give us as much notice as possible and include details of the context and whether it relates to News Access filming, or documentary as well as the timeframe and intended transmission/publication dates if known.

Mailing Lists

Please contact Media Officer Laura Neil to be added to our press release distribution lists, on 

Press tickets

To find out about press ticket availability for performance reviews, please get in touch with the Media Officer for the relevant production, no more than 8 weeks in advance, with details of the review commission and publication date. 


The Sadler’s Wells Theatre Archive holds over 300 years of the theatre’s history and is based at Islington Local History Centre. If you have a question or would like an appointment to view material, please get in touch with Islington Local History Centre ( or on 020 7527 7988. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions, or can’t find what you need, please get in touch.

Abi Sehmi
Marketing and Communications Assistant