Origins of Limelight
Richard Lewis founded The Limelight Group in 1996.
Prior to The Limelight Group Richard was General Manager at Bill Kenwright Ltd, Chairman of AKA marketing, and served on the TMA Council of Management.
Richard adapts, writes, and directs all Limelight children’s theatre productions including Peppa Pig, one of the most successful branded children’s theatre productions worldwide. Richard leads the creative development of branded children’s theatre productions and the development of the Fierylight partnership.
Richard Lewis wanted to be a fireman, trained as a teacher, became an actor, managed a production company, and then decided to build a garden shed. His shed became a global production and merchandise company, with slightly larger sheds – worldwide. Richard’s hobbies include insomnia, bee keeping and boxing, saving tigers, jive dancing, and laughing.