Amanda Malpass PR began in February 2010 to provide bespoke, creative and effective media campaigns within the performing arts. Our energy, focus and passion are key to our commitment to the client, with all members of the team involved in the day-to-day press management of all their clients’ productions.
For current and past productions and clients of Amanda Malpass PR, see Projects.
Amanda Malpass has been a theatre publicist for over 35 years. For 20 of these years, she was the Associate at Peter Thompson Associates (PTA). Whilst at PTA, West End musicals Amanda worked on included Cats (1990-2001), Les Misérables (1990-2010), The Phantom of the Opera (1990-2010), Miss Saigon (1990-2003), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Palladium & Adelphi Theatre), Sunset Boulevard, Grease (Dominion Theatre), Crazy For You (Prince Edward Theatre), the original London production of City of Angels (Prince of Wales Theatre), Rent (Shaftesbury Theatre), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (Lyceum Theatre), Oklahoma! (Hugh Jackman), Oliver! (directed by Sam Mendes and again by Rupert Goold), Chicago (1997-2010), the original London production of Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium), Mamma Mia! (1999-2010), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Producers (Nathan Lane & Lee Evans), Guys and Dolls (Ewan McGregor, Patrick Swayze, Don Johnson), The Lord of the Rings, Hairspray, Jersey Boys (2008-2010) and Sister Act.
Plays included All’s Well That Ends Well (Judi Dench), Art (1996-2003), The Breath of Life (Judi Dench and Maggie Smith), Burn This (John Malkovich), The Caretaker (Michael Gambon, Rupert Graves, Douglas Hodge), A Christmas Carol (Patrick Stewart), Cryptogram (Eddie Izzard), Death of a Salesman (Brian Dennehy), Elling (John Simm), Equus (Daniel Radcliffe & Richard Griffiths), God of Carnage (Ralph Fiennes), The Graduate (Kathleen Turner, Jerry Hall, Lynda Gray, Amanda Donohoe, Anne Archer), Hay Fever (Judi Dench), The Lady in the Van (Maggie Smith), A Month In the Country (Helen Mirren, Joseph Fiennes), The Play What I Wrote (dir. Kenneth Branagh), Seven Year Itch (Darryl Hannah), Three Sisters (Kristin Scott Thomas, Eric Sykes).
Comedy stage shows included French & Saunders, The League of Gentlemen and Steve Coogan.
Other clients included Raymond Gubbay, with all his ventures into opera, dance, classical music, circus and ice shows, Harvey Goldsmith’s arena opera productions, the Bolshoi Ballet, the overall publicity for two years of the Edinburgh International Festival, and the launch of Cirque du Soleil in the UK.
Amanda began her career in theatre as press officer at the Chichester Festival Theatre (1986-1989), before going to the Croydon Warehouse as joint administrator (1989), and then to the Leicester Haymarket Theatre as marketing manager (1990).