Who we are
What We do
Jeremy Herrin is a Director of Second Half Productions. The former Artistic Director of Headlong and Deputy Artistic Director of the Royal Court. In autumn 2021, Jeremy directed the final instalment in the Wolf Hall Trilogy - The Mirror and The Light, adapted for stage by Hilary Mantel and Ben Miles. Over two decades, Jeremy has directed a string of award winning hits that transferred to the West End and New York, including That Face by Polly Stenham (Royal Court and West End), This House by James Graham (National Theatre and West End), Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (RSC, West End and Broadway), The Nether by Jennifer Haley (Royal Court and West End), People, Places and Things by Duncan Macmillan (National Theatre, West End and St Ann’s Warehouse, New York), Labour of Love by James Graham (West End) and Best of Enemies (Young Vic) and Almost Famous the Musical (Broadway). In 2021, Jeremy directed the world premiere of After Life by Jack Thorne (National Theatre). Most recently, he directed Olivier-nominated play Best of Enemies by James Graham (West End) and A Mirror by Sam Holcroft (Almeida).
Alan is a director of Second Half Productions and lead producer for the company. He is the former Executive Director of Headlong and formerly both Executive Director and Commercial Director of the Young Vic. He has produced shows in London, New York and on tour with Jeremy Herrin including This House, People, Places and Things, Labour of Love, After Life and Best of Enemies. As Executive Director of the Young Vic he oversaw the producing of hits such as Ivo Van Hove’s A View from the Bridge (Young Vic, West End, NT Live and Broadway) and A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic, NT Live and St Ann’s Warehouse).
Rob O'Rahilly is a co-founder of Second Half Productions. Formerly Head of Asset Management Solutions and International Chief Investment Officer for JP Morgan, Rob is a supporter of charitable theatre companies, a mentor for start-up businesses and a director of Second Half Productions. He is also founder and director of Monkstown Associates Ltd, a company with significant investments in over 40 productions in the West End and on Broadway. Recent productions invested in include: Death of a Salesman, Cyrano De Bergerac, 9-5, Betrayal, The Lehman Trilogy, Leopoldstadt, Prima Facie, Cabaret and Jerusalem.
CDG CSA, is Casting Director for Second Half Productions. She is also Vice Chair of the Casting Directors Guild and Casting Consultant for The Old Vic having spent the last 6 years as in-house Casting Director there. Theatre includes: Camp Siegfried. The Dumb Waiter. Faith Healer, Endgame/Rough for Theatre II, A Christmas Carol, Lungs, A Very Expensive Poison, Present Laughter, All My Sons, The American Clock, SYLVIA, A Monster Calls, Mood Music, Fanny & Alexander, Woyzeck, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, King Lear, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, The Hairy Ape, Future Conditional (all for The Old Vic); Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/West End); The Divide (The Old Vic/ EIF); Film includes: The Kid Who Would Be King, Emma. Upcoming work includes Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Brideshead Revisited and Mark Gatiss’ The Amazing Mr Blunden for Sky.
Creative Associate for Second Half Productions. From 2006 until 2020 Lucie worked for Sonia Friedman Productions (SFP) in various positions culminating in her creation of the role of Head of Creative Development. Whilst at SFP she worked on over fifty productions, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Sunny Afternoon the Musical, Legally Blonde the Musical, All About Eve, The Ferryman, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Jerusalem, Mojo, Shakespeare in Love, A Christmas Carol, Chimerica and, Hamlet. Prior to this Lucie worked for both the Royal Court Theatre and Cheek by Jowl.
Grace Nelder is Production Coordinator for Second Half Productions. Grace previously worked at Cameron Mackintosh Ltd in their Technical Production department. Prior to this she worked at Ambassador Theatre Group and Wales Millennium Centre. Previously, Grace produced short films and is a BIFA-nominated producer.
Finance Manager for Second Half Productions.