About GLF

Welcome to GLF, your premier partner in theatre tour booking and general management services. Founded in 2007 by Kayte Potter and Jennie Green, GLF has evolved from its Edinburgh roots into a powerhouse within the entertainment industry. Over the past seventeen years, we’ve proudly lent our expertise to a myriad of productions, ranging from the enchanting Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake to the iconic War Horse by the National Theatre, as well as dazzling musicals like Evita; SIX; Cabaret; & Juliet; Tina, The Tina Turner Musical and Saturday Night Fever.

GLF stands as a distinguished UK and international tour booker and our dedication to excellence has positioned us as a trusted name in the industry.

Whether you’re a venue manager or presenter seeking to elevate your theatre’s programming, GLF is your key to securing the best productions for your audience. If you are a company or producer, building an original production from the ground up or redefining strategies for existing shows, we extend a warm invitation to explore our comprehensive services designed to bring your shows to the broadest possible audiences.

At GLF, we understand the significance of integrity, professionalism and a personal touch. These values have been the cornerstone of our company’s reputation and we take pride in delivering results that exceed expectations. We believe that the most successful productions are those that manage to reach both a domestic and international audience and that, at its best, the experience of international touring can help support the generation of new work at home.

Meet the team...

Jennie Green
Jennie GreenDirector, General Management
Jennie began her career in theatre in 2001 working for Clear Channel / Live Nation / Back Row Productions as a Production Assistant, moving up to being a GM on productions such as Tap Dogs, Gumboots, Slava’s Snowshow and Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake.

After setting up GLF with Kayte in 2007, Jennie continued her relationship with Matthew Bourne’s company New Adventures and has now general managed their productions for 15 years including Swan Lake, Edward Scissorhands, Play Without Words, Early Adventures, The Car Man, Sleeping Beauty, Dorian Gray, Cinderella and The Red Shoes.

Jennie runs the management side of the business and has enjoyed working with many different clients, including Sadler’s Wells, NEBT, Kenny Wax Productions, ZooNation, Music & Lyrics and Scottish Opera. 

Kayte Potter
Kayte PotterDirector, Bookings
Kayte’s career began in theatre in 1996 when she started working as administrator for Kaos Theatre. While working there she also began working with Jan Ryan at UK Arts International where she booked UK and international tours for dance and physical theatre companies.

In 1999 she joined Back Row Productions as general manager and when Back Row was acquired by Clear Channel she joined the booking department and booked international tours for productions such as Fosse, CATS, Chicago, Miss Saigon, Slava’s Snowshow and Starlight Express.

In 2007, Jennie and Kayte left Back Row and set up GLF. Kayte runs the booking side of the business and has been lucky enough to work with the Royal National Theatre, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and Bill Kenwright to name but a few.

James Miller
James MillerAssistant General Manager
James graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in Drama and Performance.

In 2015 and 2016 he worked as an Associate Producer to Ines Wurth Presents- bringing five international productions to the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2017 he originated the role of Assistant Entertainment Manager at Brewhemia, programming seven nights of entertainment and developing their 2017 and 2018 Fringe programmes working with The Briefs Factory and Civil Disobedience. He has also spent time working with the Edinburgh Science Festival.

James joined GLF in 2018 as a Production Assistant , working on Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Cinderella and Romeo & Juliet.

As Production Coordinator he has worked on Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!, The Midnight Bell and Sleeping Beauty. In 2023, James was made Assistant General Manager and continues to work closely with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.

Rebecca Bose-Blundell
Rebecca Bose-BlundellBookings Associate
After studying Drama and Theatre and also Media and Communications, Rebecca has worked in a variety of roles within the theatre industry.

She has previously worked as a Bookings Assistant with Paul Tyrer and as Theatrical Booking Manager at Clear Channel Entertainment, where productions booked included Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Chicago, Cats and The King and I.

She now works as a Bookings Associate for GLF and is responsible for the company’s current UK touring portfolio with shows including The Siberian Ballet and Rock of Ages.

Sara Cormack
Sara CormackProduction Assistant
Sara trained at Rambert before joining Matthew Bourne creating and performing varying roles worldwide. She was a principal dancer with Matthew Bourne for over 20 years performing in the original cast productions of Play Without Words, The Car Man, Nutcracker!, Cinderella, Swan Lake and revivals of Edward Scissorhands and Highland Fling.

Sara has also worked with the English National Opera, Harvey Goldsmith, Transitions Dance Company and a plethora of other choreographers.

Sara now works as a Production Assistant for GLF, continuing to work closely with Matthew Bourne and New Adventures.

Marlous Lang-Peterse
Marlous Lang-PeterseAssociate General Manager
Marlous works as Associate General Manager and in-house designer for GLF. She is also championing GLF's transition to remote and flexible office working, guiding process and company culture development. She has been part of the team at GLF in various forms since 2007.

During the lockdown years, Marlous branched out into digital skills development for the Third Sector, gaining experience in charity governance, course design and delivery, remote project management and agile working.

In 2013 she was appointed as the first general manager for the high-profile Edinburgh Mela festival.

While being a stay-at-home mother to three young children between 2015-18, Marlous translated and published several plays and a book, as well as exhibiting her art at a local gallery.

Gemma Grieg-Kicks
Gemma Grieg-KicksAssociate General Manager
Gemma Greig-Kicks is a freelance Producer and Arts Manager working across the commercial and publicly funded arts, film and third sectors.

Beginning with three years in the TV advertising industry, she moved to international and UK touring theatre management in 2004, firstly down in London with Live Nation (then Clear Channel) and then up in Edinburgh from 2009 as Associate General Manager for Great Leap Forward, international tour booking and general management service company.

Though a large portion of her working life to date has been in commercial theatre, she took three years out of the industry to take on the role of General Manager for Scottish arts-in-health charity, Hearts & Minds, bringing to it her expertise of building and implementing financial infrastructures and strategic planning.

Gemma is also Creative Producer for her and her husband’s award-winning video & VR production company, Neon8 https://neon8.scot and Director of Kabuki Drop who developed world first Virtual Reality platform for the arts https://boxofficevr.com

Gemma is a huge advocate of the arts and ensuring its access to all and is Chair of Scottish theatre company, Dirliebane.

Fiona Buffham
Fiona BuffhamBooking Associate
Fiona has worked in the theatre industry in a variety of roles since 2009, predominantly as a tour booker and venue programmer.

From 2014-2017 she worked as a Regional Programmer for ATG, programming a diverse range of work into ATG’s 22 venues around the UK, from rock and roll and comedy gigs to opera and classical concerts.

From 2017-2020 Fiona worked Bookings Coordinator at general management and tour booking agency Great Leap Forward, and in 2020 began offering producing, programming and tour booking services on a freelance basis to clients in both the commercial and subsidised sectors.

She is currently engaged as Associate Touring Producer for 1DegreeEast working with clients including Ballo Arthur Pita and Told By An idiot, and as Freelance Tour Booker for Extraordinary Bodies and Paul Morrissey Ltd.

In 2022, Fiona rejoined Great Leap Forward as Freelance Tour Booker to assist with UK and international tour booking projects.

Kelly Emmett (Bulled)
Kelly Emmett (Bulled)Booking Associate
After getting her degree in Theatre Studies, Kelly began her theatre career in 2014 as part of the production team at SOLT (Society of London Theatre) for the annual Olivier Awards. She returned to the same role in 2015, before joining Stage Entertainment working on West End and Touring productions such as; Memphis The Musical, Made In Dagenham and Singin’ In The Rain. She went on to become Head Tour Booker at Kenny Wax Productions, booking tours across the UK and Ireland for SIX, The Play That Goes Wrong, Fat Friends The Musical and many more.

Kelly joined GLF in Summer 2023, working with Kayte and our wonderful Bookings team. She is excited and proud to be working for a female-led company who promote flexible working, making it possible for people with young families to continue working in the theatre industry.

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