Gus Christie

Gus Christie, grandson of Festival founder John Christie and Audrey Mildmay, became Executive Chairman of Glyndebourne Productions in 2000, taking over from his father George Christie.

He graduated from King’s College, London with a degree in zoology. He worked in various theatres including The Tricycle Company, National Theatre London, Batignano Festival and Robert Fox Associates (1987) before working as an assistant editor and cameraman for Partridge Films from 1989 to 1991. He became a freelance cameraman from 1991 and his documentaries included A Puffin’s Tale, (1991); A New Fox in Town (1993); The Lion’s Share (1994); Hugo’s Diary (1995); Red Monkeys of Zanzibar (1996); The Battle of the Sexes, The Tale of Two Families (1998); Buffalo, The African Boss (1999).