Mark Priestley

Mark Priestley

Director - Head of Major Projects

Tel: +44 1604 830083
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The Wharf, Bugbrooke,


Previously with consultants Charcoal Blue, Mark joined Unusual in 2010 with responsibility for installations and engineering projects. He has over 25 years’ experience of theatre design, particularly stage engineering and technical systems, much of it gained during 19 years at the National Theatre, where his work included the design and production management of the rigging and automation aspects for productions such as His Dark Materials, Under Milk Wood, Pravda and Anything Goes.

Since joining Unusual, Mark has been responsible for projects such as Garsington Opera Pavilion, Newcastle Theatre Royal and Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin.

Mark joined the board of Unusual Directors in December 2020 and  will build on the company's reputation as a source of independent experience and expertise, and develop its consultancy role, offering a one-stop-shop service for capital projects.