Tara Finney Productions (TFP) is a multi-award nominated, independent theatre production company. TFP was founded in 2013 to produce Land of Our Fathers, Chris Urch's critically-acclaimed debut play and Time Out’s Fringe Show of the Year 2013. The production subsequently transferred to Trafalgar Studios in 2014 and toured England & Wales for 14 weeks in 2015/16 before returning to London's hottest pop-up theatre, Found111. 


Last January, TFP's 20th anniversary production of Enda Walsh's Disco Pigs starring Evanna Lynch transferred to the Irish Repertory Theatre, New York, garnering a Critics' Pick from the New York Times and extending for two weeks. This August, TFP's production of The Greatest Play in the History of the World... starring Julie Hesmondhalgh, in association with Royal Exchange Theatre, transferred to the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. TFP also has a number of exciting shows in development including a commission for Sky Arts. Read more on TFP's current productions and past productions.



Award Wins


Origin's 1st Irish Festival Awards (New York)

Disco Pigs Special Jury Prize: Colin Campbell (2018)


The Stage Edinburgh Award

The Greatest Play in the History of the World... (2018)


Theatre503 Playwriting Award

And Then Come the Nightjars (2014)


Award Nominations


Alfred Fagon Awards

good dog Audience Award (2017)


Chita Rivera Awards (New York)

Disco Pigs Outstanding Male Dancer in an Off-Broadway Show (2018)


Off West End Awards

All Our Children Best Production, Most Promising Playwright (finalist, 2018)

Muted Best New Musical (finalist, 2017)

WINK Best New Play, Most Promising New Playwright, Best Director, Best Sound Designer (2016)

Land of Our Fathers Best Production (finalist), Best New Play, Best Director, Best Set Designer, Best Lighting Designer (2014)


Origin's 1st Irish Festival Awards (New York)

Disco Pigs Best Actress, Best Director, Best Playwright, Best Production (2018)


Susan Smith Blackburn Award

And Then Come the Nightjars (finalist, 2016)


Theatre & Technology Awards

good dog Best Trailer (2017)


Theatre503 Playwriting Award

The Acedian Pirates (finalist, 2014)


UK Theatre Awards

And Then Come the Nightjars Best Design (finalist, 2016)


VAULT Festival Awards

Paper. Scissors. Stone. Highly Commended (2018)



Team TFP


Tara Finney - Producer 

Tara runs independent theatre production companies, Tara Finney Productions and Tiny Fires, producing theatre in London, on tour and internationally, across the commercial and subsidised sectors, specialising in new writing. She is also Managing Director of LIVE General Management.


Tara has previously worked as Producer for Stephen Joseph Theatre, Iris Theatre, Company of Angels and originally trained at Theatre503. Prior to beginning her theatrical career, Tara qualified as a corporate solicitor, working at US law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP for three years.


For Tiny Fires: Honour (Park Theatre), My Mother Said I Never Should (St. James Theatre). For Stephen Joseph Theatre: Better Off Dead, Joking Apart, The 39 Steps (SJT), A Brief History of Women (59E59, New York). For Company of Angels: World Factory (Young Vic, New Wolsey Theatre), Helver’s Night (York Theatre Royal), Theatre Cafe York (York Theatre Royal). For Iris Theatre: Alice through the Looking Glass, Richard IIIAlice in Wonderland, Julius Caesar (St Paul’s Church). For Theatre503: Desolate Heaven, Where the Mangrove Grows, ELEGY, Life for Beginners (Theatre503). 


Stage One Interview with Tara Finney

Arts Professional Photodiary: A Week with Theatre Producer Tara Finney 


Ciara McCafferty - Assistant Producer 

Ciara is an Edinburgh-based producer originally from Belfast who was one of the Old Vic 12 2017/18. Credits include: Assistant Producer Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Interim Production Coordinator The Old Vic; Resident Producer Oxford Playhouse 2016/17; Co-founder and Executive Producer for new writing theatre company Chatterbox Productions - winner of the Belfast International Arts Festival Audience Award 2015, HATCH Associated Artists The MAC Belfast 2014/15. Ciara was part of Artichoke’s Producer development for PROCESSIONS, a UK wide mass artwork in June 2018. She is a Stage One alumni.