Metal Rabbit Ltd was established in 2012. Its first production was ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S FIESTA in February 2013, a co-production with Oiffy at the Trafalgar Studios, followed by JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN in May 2014 at the Southwark Playhouse. Since then Metal Rabbit has focused on exciting new writing and fresh adaptations in London and on tour around the UK.
The company is run by producers George Warren and Martha Rose Wilson.
George worked as a script reader for Scottish Screen and film production companies (Breakthru Films, Storm Studio), and as a script developer for filmmakers including writer/director Richard Parry (Blood Trail, South West 9). After university he worked for Summit Entertainment (The Twilight Saga, The Hurt Locker) in Los Angeles.
George founded Metal Rabbit to pursue independent theatre projects. His most recent project for Metal Rabbit as lead producer was Lardo at the Old Red Lion, nominated for four Broadway World Awards. Previous credits as lead producer include Johnny Got His Gun (Southwark Playhouse and UK Tour) and Ernest Hemingway's Fiesta (Trafalgar Studios).
George was resident producer for Theatre of the Damned (UK) Ltd from 2011 to 2014, where productions included The Horror! The Horror! at Wilton’s Music Hall (Oct 2012) and The Ghost Hunter at Pleasance Edinburgh and UK tour (2013).He has acted as producer for circus company Gandini Juggling since early 2015, producing their worldwide touring show 4x4: Ephemeral Architiectures.
He was a recipient of the Stage One Bursary for New Producers 2013.
Martha Rose Wilson
Martha Rose Wilson is one of the Old Vic 12; one of twelve ‘exceptionally talented’ emerging artists hand-picked by Artistic Director Matthew Warchus to work on attachment at The Old Vic. Martha is currently Assistant Producer on West End production My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley (St James Theatre, April 2016).
For Metal Rabbit she was lead producer for the world premiere of triple-Off West End Award nominated Radiant Vermin by Philip Ridley (Tobacco Factory Theatres/Soho Theatre, spring 2015). Radiant Vermin will be transferring to the Brits Off Broadway Festival for five weeks in June 2016. Other lead producing credits for Metal Rabbit include: The Session (Soho Theatre) and A Christmas Carol, adapted by Neil Bartlett (Old Red Lion),
Martha was previously producer for the Old Vic New Voices Festival where she produced readings of Sirius by Steven Hevey and Comment is Free by James Fritz (The Old Vic, summer 2015). Martha is Associate Producer at Fine Frenzy Theatre where she is currently developing The New World Order, supported by Company of Angels, Ovalhouse, Old Vic New Voices and A Younger Theatre.
Martha has trained on the Stage One New Producers Workshop.