Patrick James Withey

About Patrick

Patrick James Withey is a 22 year-old Award Winning theatre maker and facilitator based near Bath in Somerset. Patrick trained at Bath Theatre Academy from 2017-2019, and since then has gone on to work as an actor, writer, director and designer. Patrick has worked most recently as writer, director and designer,  with a tenacious passion for visual storytelling, Patrick thrives on creative collaboration. Alongside his theatre making, he also facilitates and runs Theatre workshops for Young People and Adults.

Since founding the company in 2016 Patrick has been the Artistic Director of Black Hound Productions, a theatre company specialising in new writing which evokes curiosity and provokes conversation. The company has travelled to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival twice, receiving two five star reviews for Seeds of Memories in 2022, and were described as 'young, brave and generous theatre makers' by Wise Children's Emma Rice in 2023.

In 2021 Patrick also represented the egg theatre, Bath as part of the UK Delegation at the ASSITEJ International Congress. In December 2021 Black Hound Productions and Patrick James Withey won an award for Best Youth Creative at the Creative Bath Awards. He is proud to be supported by the egg Theatre, Bath's Young Creative Scheme.

Recent Credits


Designer, Greedy Pig Theatre Company, "The Stolen Winter Light" (Rondo Theatre, Bath.)

Director, Everyman Theatre Company, "The Ugly Duckling" (Irving Studio, Cheltenham Everyman.)

Co-Creator, Black Hound Productions, "Ctrl Room:_" (Edinburgh Fringe.)

Writer, Director and Designer, Black Hound Productions, "Seeds of Memories" (South England Tour.)


Writer, Director and Designer, Black Hound Productions, "Seeds of Memories" (Edinburgh Fringe.)

Writer and Designer, Black Hound Productions, "Alright?" (South England Tour and Edinburgh Fringe.)

"...timeless and authentic"


(Seeds of Memories)

Bookmarks and Stages

"Patrick Withey’s writing and direction is nothing short of brilliant."


(Seeds of Memories)
Ed Fringe Reviews

"a delightfully engaging and endearing performance"


Broadway Baby

"walks the fine line between tragedy and comedy with focused care"



Confessions of a Five Foot Two Actress

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