the team

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alex cartlidge

founder & producer/director

alex founded country mile in 2016, running the monthly charity gig ever since before expanding to a full production company in 2019. he produced BRITNEY at the edinburgh fringe in 2016 and 2017, and in london, oxford and cambridge.

a graduate of the nfts, he also currently works as a tv development producer at

blink industries.


kathryn craigmyle


kathryn is a live producer with over 8 years' experience at the edinburgh fringe, on the london comedy circuit and in uk touring.

she was the assistant producer of the edinburgh comedy awards in 2017 and 2018 and is currently the live & virtual event manager at comic relief, where her productions include a mixed-bill show at wembley arena and a series of livestreamed events featuring comedians playing Dungeons & Dragons


jake wood


jake is a technician & producer of comedy, music and art installation, with hefty experience in sound and lights. he works with numerous acts (including lazy susan, the pin, lucy pearman, stevie martin, ben pope and cam spence) and has worked on countless shows across london and festivals up and down the uk, from the soho theatre to the brighton fringe, as well as across america.

thanks to natalie price for the country mile logo and posters, and nick averill, brian jordan,

mark anton smith, jeff slade, olympia christofinis and louise kentleton for gig photos,