Captain Mermaid Theatre Company

Captain Mermaid Theatre Company is John Barber and Lisa Howard.
Pitch-black musical comedies, "Very modern shows inspired by old fashioned entertainment". "Hilarious and macabre" with sinister and stylish puppetry. Visit  for more information, photos and news.

John and Lisa regularly collaborate with Az2B Theatre Company.

Main photo Captain Mermaid Theatre Company. Photographer Darren Andrews.

Az2B Theatre Company

Belinda Lazenby’s company specialises in creating innovative, impactful theatre for Arts in Health, Education & Training.

Lisa directs the company’s trilogy of plays that deal with different aspects of living with dementia. The shows use mask and puppetry.

Ladies That...

Lisa is part of the team that created Ladies That Bus 2020 and Ladies That Dig 2023.