Suzann McLean took over as Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham from Teresa Early who stepped down in 2018 after 33 years.
Suzann was Associate Artist at York Theatre Royal, associate of Pilot Theatre and associate of the young people’s work at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Founder and director of the award winning theatre School Young and Talented now in its 14th year.
McLean was a selected as a Torchbearer for the 2012 Olympics as recognition of her work for the community. Other directing credits include Robin Hood (York Theatre Royal), Extremism (Dorfman Theatre /Connections 2017), Catcher (Pilot Theatre), Rebellion (Hackney Empire), The Sisterhood (in Bermuda) and most recently director for Platform Shift+ European Youth exchange in Italy. As an actress Suzann has worked extensively on both stage and screen, credits include Good Omens, The Honourable Woman, Dr. Who, Little Miss Jocelyn, Measure For Measure (National Theatre), A Raisin in the Sun (Synergy Theatre), Dog Beneath the Skin (Jermyn Street Theatre) and Winner of British Arrows Gold award for Best Performance 2017. Suzann trained in Acting at Italia Conti Academy and has an MA from Middlesex university in Directing and Producing theatre for social change.