Trish trained as a journalist and has worked much of her life in the media.
In 1997 she moved to London from Australia and worked as Marketing Director for Thomson Financial and The Independent Newspaper before moving to a career in theatre.
She has worked at the Bush Theatre and Tricycle Theatre and is now an independent producer creating innovative productions in theatres and site specific locations both on and off the West End.
Most recently she produced The Wider Earth by David Morton, a play about Charles Darwin’s voyage on the Beagle, which was staged in a purpose built-theatre at The Natural History Museum. The highly successful collaboration with Dead Puppet Society ran for 5 months, was nominated for an Olivier Award and was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
For Trish Wadley Productions: The Shape of Things (Park Theatre) Tiny Beautiful Things by Nia Vardalos (Queensland Theatre) Get Up Stand Up! (Lyric Theatre – Olivier Award for Best Original Score or Orchestration), Clybourne Park (Park Theatre), The Wider Earth by David Morton (The Natural History Museum – Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment & Family, Australian Tour), The Red Lion (Trafalgar Studios – Olivier nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate theatre), Burning Bridges (Theatre503). My Night With Reg (Apollo Theatre – Olivier nomination for Best Revival).
For Defibrillator, as Executive Producer – A Lie Of The Mind (Southwark Playhouse), Speech & Debate (Trafalgar Studios), The Tennessee Williams Hotel Plays (Grange Hotel and Langham, London), Hard Feelings and The One Day of the Year (Finborough), The Armour (Langham, London), Insignificance (Langham Place, New York).
Currently in Development: Tiny Beautiful Things by Nia Vardalos (UK Tour), The Dame and The Showgirl by Simon Berry, Prima Facie by Suzie Miller (Athens, Greece), BURN by Chris Thompson and The Wider Earth by David Morton (International Tour).