Simon Gooding and Matt Jones for SGPM Ltd
Tour Production Management
Simon Gooding is one of the UK’s most prolific production managers with a career spanning over 30 years.
Starting his working life as a stagehand at the Bristol Hippodrome in the early 1980’s, by 1988 Simon had become a touring carpenter and set builder. It was whilst touring he gained an invaluable working technical knowledge and appreciation of nearly all the UK and now many worldwide theatres.
In the early 90’s Simon moved into Production Management, and it is within this role he enjoys the many and varied challenges each new show brings. He is delighted to be involved with Nativity! The Musical.
A long time ago Matt graduated in stage management from the University of Leeds and toured for several years before moving into production management as Associate PM for SGPM Ltd.
As stage management, Matt’s many credits include Can’t Pay Won't Pay, Company, Bold Nelson's Praise and Romeo and Juliet (Derby Playhouse), the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, tours of Grease, Footloose, Never Forget and South Pacific.
As APM, he has worked on West Side Story, The Rocky Horror Show (UK tour and Australia) 9-5 The Musical, Spamalot, the Olivier Award-nominated Midnight Tango, Speed Twins, Robin Cousins' ICE, Rock of Ages, Cats, The Producers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jersey Boys, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Annie, Guys and Dolls, (London and Touring productions), Sister Act, Grease (UK Tour and Royal Caribbean), Crazy For You and An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical
In 2016 Matt created Jones Production Management Ltd.