Nick Hytner comes to The Story Museum, Friday 24 February book tickets here

Our people


Patron montage

Left to right: Kevin Crossley-Holland, Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Michael Rosen, Jacqueline Wilson.


Will Bowen, theatre consultant and designer
Brian Buchan, former chief executive in industry
Maggie Farrar, education consultant
David Fickling, children’s publisher
Mike Heaney, former Executive Secretary, Bodleian Libraries
Jill Hudson, executive head teacher, Blackbird Academy Trust
John Lange, director, StereometLtd and former director, Household Cavalry Museum, London and Windsor
Tim Suter (Chair), Media and Communications consultant
Maggie Whitlum, Theatre management professonal
David Wood OBE, children’s author and playwright

Finance & Audit Committee

Brian Buchan (Chair), Ewen Cameron-Watt, Tish Francis, Maria Quantrill, Sally Vine

Building Committee

Andrew Ryan (Chair), Will Bowen, Tish Francis, John Lange, Maggie Whitlum

Staff and associates

Mark Clay, senior fundraiser
Katharine Claydon, assistant to the directors
Jessica Corfield, general assistant
Honor Dawkins-Stean, events coordinator
Tish Francis, capital project director
Sarah Fussell, operations manager
David Gibb, marketing and communications officer
Katherine Grayson, heritage intern
Mark Hathaway, finance officer
Sophie Hiscock, fundraising & communications manager
Cath Hogan, learning and participation officer
William Hunter, story guide
Caroline Jones, executive director
Anya Jungdeputy front of house manager
Isabella Mead, head of learning & participation
Kim Pickin, founder and curator
Maria Quantrill, finance manager
Duncan Saunders, front of house and retail and hires manager
Sophie Slade, project curator
Rui Ting, story guide
Micaela Tuckwell, fundraising & campaign officer
Martha Williams, heritage consultation coordinator

Full contact details of Story Museum staff.

We are also indebted to our enthusiastic team of interns and an army of dedicated volunteers, whose support and enthusiasm have made our events possible and given them an extra touch of magic.