Stanhope Productions is one of the most prolific independent production companies in the West End. Productions vary from classic revivals to musicals to new plays and have garnered high praise from the critics and audience alike.

Kim Poster founded Stanhope Productions, a theatrical producing company, in 2001. The company is dedicated to producing the highest quality live entertainment in collaboration with leading members of West End and to Broadway artistic communities.

Previously, Kim produced in the West End, on Broadway and throughout the United States. She spent three years in Los Angeles, working in film and television at Paramount Pictures and at IRS Media (currently Regent Pictures) while encouraging the studios to return to Broadway in the late 1980's. She became a member of the New York (1987) and California (1989) bars, having trained as an attorney, specialising in entertainment law.