Sarah Punshon

Adaptor & Director

Sarah Punshon is founding Artistic Director of One Tenth Human. For One Tenth Human she has co-created Arthur (Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Fringe First) and for young audiences, national tours of Curious Investigators (Big Imaginations), The Lightbulb Princess (Tutti Frutti), We’re Stuck! (Shoreditch Town Hall / Z-arts / China Plate) and The Astonishing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure (Lancaster Arts / Hear Me Roar). See for more.

Other work for young audiences includes The Jungle Book, Grimm Tales, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, Cinderella: A Fairytale, Aladdin and The Three Musketeers (The Dukes, Lancaster); The Box of Photographs and Error 404 (Polka Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Creation Theatre); The Jungle Book (Oldham Coliseum). 

Directing for adult audiences includes: The Secret Adversary (Watermill Theatre / Eleanor Lloyd Productions), remounted as Partners in Crime (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch); Gaslight (New Vic Theatre); The Lady in the Van (Salisbury Playhouse); Don't You Leave Me Here (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Story Hunt (ARC Stockton); Tiny Heroes (Beaford Arts / Bike Shed Theatre); How To Occupy An Oil Rig (Northern Stage at St Stephens); Dial M for Murder, Frozen, The Birthday Party, Of Mice and Men and The Caretaker (Theatre by the Lake); The Glass Menagerie and And A Nightingale Sang (New Vic Theatre / Oldham Coliseum).