Out of Joint Theatre Company

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Out of Joint is a British and international touring theatre company based in London. It specialises in the commissioning and production of new writing, interspersed with occasional revivals and classic productions.[citation needed]

It was founded in 1993 by director Max Stafford-Clark and producer Sonia Friedman.[citation needed] Stafford-Clark left the company in 2017 and its current Artistic Director is Kate Wasserberg, who joined the company in April 2017. Graham Cowley succeeded Friedman as producer in 1998.[citation needed] Upon his retirement in 2012 he was succeeded as producer by Panda Cox, who originally joined the company as Stafford-Clark's assistant.[citation needed] The company's current Executive Producer is Martin Derbyshire.

The company has premiered plays by established writers such as David Edgar, Sebastian Barry, Richard Bean, Caryl Churchill, April De Angelis, David Hare, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Mark Ravenhill and Timberlake Wertenbaker, as well as work from first-time writers such as Stella Feehily and Mark Ravenhill.[citation needed] Classic productions include She Stoops to Conquer, Three Sisters and Macbeth.[citation needed] The company has performed on 6 continents and has co-produced with theatres such as The National Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Bush Theatre, Hampstead Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company.[citation needed]



  • Stafford-Clark, M. and Roberts, P. (2007) Taking Stock: The Theatre of Max Stafford-Clark, London: Nick Hern Books, ISBN 1-85459-840-6

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