As a producer, André has won Best Musical Olivier or Standard Awards for six different shows. He has produced over 50 shows in all, in London, New York and on tour. His company, Pola Jones, also produced a number of comedy series for the BBC.
He was, for many years the promoter for a wide range of comic talent from Dave Allen and Rowan Atkinson to Eddie Izzard and The League of Gentlemen. André was Chief Executive of the Really Useful Group from 2005 to 2011 and for the last 15 years he has also programmed and run Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End theatres including the London Palladium and The Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
He was on the board of the National Theatre for nine years and among projects currently in development he is working on Groundhog Day, Tim Minchin’s new musical, with Matthew Warchus.