Paperback is run by co-directors George Attwell-Gerhards and Lucy Bird, with the assistance of producer Emily Horn.
George is an actor and writer. He has an extensive performance career both nationwide and internationally, as well as having written several plays including original works, literary adaptations and commissions.
Lucy is a director and creative learning practitioner. She studied English and Theatre. Alongside her directing work, Lucy has worked for the education departments at Birmingham REP, Shakespeare’s Globe, and as a Creative Learning Associate at Stan’s Cafe. She received the JMK Regional Assistant Director Bursary in 2018 to work on a new adaptation of The Lovely Bones, adapted by Bryony Lavery and directed by Melly Still.