Why Proof It First?

At Proof It First we can take care of all those annoying little jobs that you put off until tomorrow and 
which, subsequently, either never get done or are dealt with in haste! 

 Run by Nick Wakeham who, over the past 30 years, has been involved with many theatre-related companies,
including Cameron Mackintosh Ltd; Turnstyle Productions; Rocky Horror (London) Ltd; Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd;
Dewynters plc, DC Entertainment, ConsiderThis UK and DR5 Arts Marketing Ltd. 

Whether it is copy you need proofread before it is printed or goes live on line; copy written for brochures, web sites, press releases;  perhaps you need some research carried out on a subject you are working on; or you need to have all your information entered into a specially prepared spreadsheet - simply get in touch and explain your requirements and hopefully we can take it from there.

 Although most of our clients are in the performing arts, our proof-reading and copy-editing services are used
by many different types of companies nationwide. 

 With over 30 years' experience - we are here to help. 

Proof Reading

There is nothing worse than concentrating on a wonderful piece of writing only to be distracted by a glaring spelling error, bad punctuation, inconsistencies in text, inappropriate grammar, missing text or the fact that the document is poorly laid out. That's where we come in.

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Copy Writing

Someone, somewhere had to sit down and write interesting, enticing and powerful copy in order to sell some product. We are able to work to your brief and supply you with winning copy every time. In most cases you will be supplied with alternatives in order that you can decide which copy suits your needs at that particular moment in time.

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Spreadsheets

We can undertake to compile a tailor-made spreadsheet for almost any purpose. Our Box Office Spreadsheets are constantly in demand from many theatre producers! All spreadsheets are programmed in Excel 2013 and can be used in this, or any earlier version.

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