Meet the Team

The Escape Key's staff are the people who make a visit to the Escape Key so special.
They are a fun group who work hard to ensure our customers have the best possible experience.  Find a bit more about them below

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Anna

Gamesmaster

I love singing, playing guitar, and napping! You can probably find me scrolling through TikTok or with my head stuck in a book :)

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Martin

Owner and Builder

Compulsive builder of things. I love punk rock, sport and cooking - especially barbecuing for friends and family. Love being in my garden and chillin' with my hoes😎

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Jaddai

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Katie

Gamesmaster & Cleaner

Gamesmaster 

Makes sure The Escape Key is always welcoming, clean and the scenes are ready for all the action.

 When I'm not  running games I work as an actor for stage and screen across the UK and internationally. I like cats, Star Wars and Extinction Rebellion. 

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Bertie

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Aly

Gamesmaster & Manager

Gamesmaster

Loves running DnD for his friends, reading fantasy novels, drawing, picking mushrooms, and gigging with his band

Hawaii Girl living in sunny South Shields. I love the beach, playing guitar, visiting abandoned places and going on adventures with my dog. Any free time from work or uni and I’m off exploring the world.

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Sophie

Gamesmaster

Second year uni student studying forensic science and criminology at northumbria uni. Loves to travel and is currently learning to skateboard.

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Jake

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Luna

Gamesmaster & Manager

Gamesmaster & Manager

 I’m one of the managers here at The Escape Key! When I’m not working, you can find me playing guitar/ listening to heavy music or playing online/ table top games with friends!

hi i’m luna!! i’m an artist, folk music graduate and all round creative human!! when i’m not at work you’ll find me print-making, grooving away on the bass or attempting to vogue while i’m cooking my dinner

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Nathan

Design Engineer

Been here since day 1. I keep the games working and the puzzles coming. Love bike rides, dogs, karaoke and making a mess while building things.

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Faye

Gamesmaster & Marketing

Hi I’m Faye, I’m 22 and have been a Gamesmaster at the Escape Key since 2018. Alongside education and work, I enjoy a good mingle with new people, spending time on my favourite crafts and having a laugh with loved ones.

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Lucie

Gamesmaster 

I enjoy crocheting and practicing guitar and I write music to pass my days

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Rachel

Gamesmaster & HR

I make sure everyone gets paid on time and when I'm not at work I love crafting and walking my dog.

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Harley

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Matthew

Gamesmaster & Social media

Gamesmaster

Hi I'm Harley, I'm a Gamesmaster and Social Media Manager at the Escape Key. I love exploring new places and  going to gigs.

Matthew is a Gamesmaster at The Escape Key. When he's not running games he's also an actor and musician and is likely making a fool of himself infront of large groups of people.

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Becki

Gamesmaster & Marketing

Originally from South Devon, I moved up to the North East after graduating in Media Production to do freelance work  whilst working in one of the funnest & best work environments that is Escape Rooms. Although I am terrible with most puzzles, you can always count on me to cheer on the group!

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Olivia

Gamesmaster & Tiktok

Local Geordie witch. Specialist in all things spooky and paranormal. Huge animal person and enjoys hiking. Just completed my degree in Fine art at Newcastle university. Giant nerd and too enthusiastic about dnd. 

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David

Gamesmaster

Local Geordie student applying to medical school after a gap year. I love working in the fun and exciting environment at  EK. When not working, I'm painting, reading or planning my next trip away.