Who we are

Signal Theatre Company is a registered charity – you can find out more about that here. But on a day-to-day basis, things are run by actress/producer Kellie Batchelor and director/producer Robert Wolstenholme.

Kellie Batchelor – Actor/Producer

Kellie trained at Drama Studio, London.
For Signal, she has played Josie in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Park90), Phyllis in Sellotape Sisters (The Warren, Brighton/Tristan Bates), Jackie in Shang-a-Lang (King’s Head), Sarah in A Place at the Table (Tristan Bates), Cherry in The Night Before Christmas (Hen & Chickens/Bike Shed, Exeter), Cath in Here (Tristan Bates) and Amanda in Private Lives (Canal Café), all of which she also co-produced.
Other theatre includes: Somewhere Over The WestwayReady, Steady, Date and Octopus Pie (all Edinburgh), Under the Blue Sky and Closer (Soho Theatre Studio), Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Canal Café), The Snow Queen (Chelsea Centre) and Kingdom on Earth (Landor).
Film includes: Kin (A10 Films) and the shorts The Eye of the Needle and Fund This.
Kellie is also a volunteer for Scene & Heard.
Photo: David Olanipekun

Robert Wolstenholme – Director/Producer

Robert studied directing at Drama Studio, London and on the National Theatre Studio Directors’ Programme.
For Signal, he has directed Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Park90), Sellotape Sisters (The Warren, Brighton/Tristan Bates), Shang-a-Lang (King’s Head), A Place at the Table (Tristan Bates), The Night Before Christmas (Hen & Chickens/Bike Shed, Exeter), Here (Tristan Bates) and Private Lives (Canal Café) all of which he also co-produced.
Other directing includes: White Feathers (Bread & Roses), Trying and Tender Soup (New Diorama), Brotherly Love (Counting House, Edinburgh), Gilbert is Dead (Hoxton Hall), One Minute (Courtyard), Guerilla/Whore (Tabard), The Unattended (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh), This to This (Union/Colour House), If No One Loves You, Change (King’s Head), Bash (Hen & Chickens), Closer (Landor), Road (Croydon Clocktower), Love & Understanding and Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down (Etcetera), Octopus Pie (Landor & Edinburgh), Dracula (Drayton Court), Mother Tongue (Oval House), Sleeping Nightie (White Bear), The Razorblade Cuckoo (Link Theatre); Our Town, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Arabian Nights and How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found (Drama Studio, London); Can You Keep a Secret? and Was He Anyone? (Croydon Youth Theatre); the shorts Primary Purpose (Ardent TC), Control and The Boy Who Never Learned to Fly (Arcola), Opportunity of a Lifetime (Pleasance, London), The Sky Above, Soyuz 40 and wltm (Southwark), Gift (King’s Head) and A Snow Scene (White Bear); numerous rehearsed readings including for the Bush, the Finborough and Old Vic/New Voices, and at the Actors’ Centre, SOAS and Soho Theatre for Amnesty International.
Robert is also a voice artist and a volunteer for Scene & Heard.