Maryam Hunwick is the managing director and agent at Hunwick Hughes.
Previously she worked for BBC Worldwide, in business affairs, talent rights and publishing in their multi media division, then as manager of the spoken word rights department. Since 2000 she has guided the careers of a select book of multi award winning stage and screen actors in UK and international film, tv and theatre including BAFTA and BIFA award winners Kate Dickie, Conor McCarron, Katie Jarvis, Eileen McCallum, Kathleen McDermott, Jayd Johnson and Martin Compston.
Hunwick Hughes works to open doors for creative young people. Maryam is regularly invited to speak at the Conservatoire in Glasgow, at Queen Margaret University and Edinburgh College and her partner Nick Hughes leads practical workshops for the Scottish Drama Training Network and in London on auditioning and casting. In 2015 Hunwick Hughes were associated with SpaceClub, Edinburgh, transforming neglected premises to provide affordable studio and performance spaces. Previously we have sponsored the Royal National Theatre Connections Youth Theatre Festivals' Scottish showcases in 2007 and 2008. We also sponsored the Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Theatre Company’s schools programme in 2007 and established the Lyceum Youth Theatre Development Fund in 2009. The partnership between Hunwick Hughes and the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, Edinburgh, received match funding from the Scottish Executive, and Hunwick Hughes was commended by Arts and Business, Scotland, in their annual awards in 2008.
the photograph on the home page of this site of the interior of the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, is used by kind permission:
photo by Eamonn McGoldrick