After over a decade as a university lecturer in English literature, Hugh has since worked in theatre, graduating from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2004.
Hugh’s first play DIARY OF A NOBODY premiered at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton, in 2011, to rave reviews in the national press. The script has been published by Nick Hern Books, and a new production is planned for 2018. It was produced again for the Stables Theatre and Arts Centre in 2018.
His stage adaptation of the hit MY LITTLE PONY spin-off movie, EQUESTRIA GIRLS: RAINBOW ROCKS toured the Far East in 2016.
As an actor, Hugh his acting credits include: JEKYLL AND HYDE (English Theatre Frankfurt); FRACKED! (Jonathan Church Productions, tour); LEGALLY BLONDE (Gatehouse Theatre); THE SOUND OF MUSIC (David Ian, international tour); The MIKADO (Charing Cross Theatre); THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Incidental Colman, Harold Pinter Theatre and tour); BLITHE SPIRIT (Lee Dean, Gielgud Theatre); TO SIR WITH LOVE (Touring Consortium, tour); MY FAIR LADY (Kilworth House Theatre); THE KING AND I (Raymond Gubbay, Royal Albert Hall); NOISES OFF (ATG, tour); THE SOUND OF MUSIC (David Ian and Really Useful Group, tour); THE LADY IN THE VAN (Gala Theatre, Durham); THE LAST CIGARETTE (Chichester Festival Theatre, Trafalgar Studios); AFTERLIFE (Royal National Theatre); FOOTLOOSE (Mark Goucher Productions, Playhouse Theatre and tour); DONKEYS’ YEARS (Sonia Friedman Productions, Comedy Theatre); AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (ACT, Gielgud Theatre) and THE LADY IN THE VAN (Theatre Royal Bath, tour).