Meet the Team

Richard Lewis


Richard is Managing Director of The Limelight Group, an international production and merchandise company based in London which he founded in 1996.


He has been professionally involved in theatre for over 40 years, including General Manager at Bill Kenwright Ltd, Chairman of AKA, and was on the Council of Management for the Theatre Managers’ Association (TMA) for seven years. He is currently CEO of Fierylight which specialises in the theatrical presentation of children’s brands, including: ‘Peppa Pig’ (UK, US & AUS); ‘Teletubbies’; ‘Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom’; ‘Octonauts’…amongst many others.


Richard also has an extensive directing CV for both the West End and UK regions, including ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’; ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’; ‘Little Shop of Horrors’; ‘Girls’ Night Out’; ‘Outside Edge’; ‘Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’; ‘Up ‘N Under’; ‘Bouncers’….. He writes and directs all of Fierylight’s product and has recently completed his 7th Peppa Pig live show as well as ‘Dino Ranch’ – the hit US TV animation, which is opening in Los Angeles in March 2023, prior to a 71-date tour.

The Limelight Group also provide general management, tour booking and merchandise services for a range of clients and are currently expanding their portfolio to include site-based, immersive experiences at venues throughout the UK.

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