Craig Adams and Ian Watson
Soho Theatre
Directed by Steven Paling

This short film explores the development of Craig Adams and Ian Watson's new musical LIFT, as it happened.

From the first morning meet and greet to devising movement sequences, join the cast and creative team in the rehearsal room.

Created by Perfect Pitch. Filmed and edited by Wayne Eagles.

Production duration: 3 min 8 sec

Join our audience and experience

  • Unique high definition films of leading British theatre productions
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries and interviews with professional theatre makers
  • Dynamic study guides featuring detail on character, language, themes and context
  • Written and filmed analysis of key scenes and speeches
  • Filmed teaching support resources

"This visual awareness of form and structure is vital for our students in their exam preparation"

Juliette McGirr
Acting Director for Teaching and Learning for English
Claremont High School Academy, Harrow

  • Productions


    Unique high-definition films of leading British theatre productions.

  • Making Theatre

    Making Theatre

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries and interiews with professinal theatre makers.

  • Study Guides

    Study Guides

    Dynamic study guides featuring detail on character, language, themes and context.

  • Teaching Support

    Teaching Support

    Filmed practical theatre workshops that reveal text in practice, with supporting written material.

Cast & creative team


  • 'French Teacher'
    Julie Atherton
  • 'Secretary'
    Nikki Davis-Jones
  • 'Lap Dancer'
    Cynthia Erivo
  • 'Ballet Dancer'
    Jonny Fines
  • 'Bright Young Thing'
    Luke Kempner
  • 'Athletic & Wearing a Thong'
    Ellie Kirk
  • 'Busker'
    George Maguire
  • 'Tall, Dark & Handsome'
    Robbie Towns


  • Craig Adams
    Musical Director / Lyricist / Writer
  • Ian Watson
  • Steven Paling
  • Andy Barnes
    Producer for Perfect Pitch
  • Wendy Barnes
    Producer for Perfect Pitch
  • Ros Povey
  • Jim Zalles
    Producer for Theatre Bench
  • Georgia Lowe
    Set and Costume Designer
  • Andy Voller
    Lighting Designer
  • Henri Latham-Koenig
    Sound Designer
  • James Orange
  • Tom Jackson-Greaves
    Assistant Director
  • Stuart Tucker
    Production Manager
  • Kay Sinclair
    Stage Manager
  • Ben Duff, Inta Lankovska & Helen Doyle
    Filming Team