Tarte Noire Women's Playback Theatre Performance (WOMEN ONLY)
This is an invitation for you to come and share your experiences. The evening promises to be fun, poignant and powerful.
What is Playback Theatre?
Imagine theatre where the actors listen to the people who have come to watch, and create theatre from the stories they hear - this is Playback Theatre. Performances are facilitated by a ‘Conductor’ who asks the audience to tell something about their real life, and shapes this into a story for the actors to improvise on the spot. Audiences often find that...
Baroque Theatre Company announces its first touring production for 2015, and it promises to be a real treat for all Inspector Morse fans. House of Ghosts, by Alma Cullen, is an Inspector Morse mystery inspired by the original novels of Colin Dexter. House of Ghosts, the only Inspector Morse play written for the stage, will be directed by Adam Morley, produced by Claire Bibby and sponsored by Clarian Ltd. This stage-within-a-stage whodunit will tour venues across England from 27 March to 16 May 2015 (full details attached).
House of Ghosts will see Colin Dexter’s eponymous sleuth,...
The theatres have just re-opened after seventeen years of suppression under the puritans, encouraging a great upsurge in dramatic writing. Of vital importance to the development of drama was the entrance of the first English actresses upon the English stage.
April De Angelis has taken five famous figures – Nell Gwynn, Elizabeth Farley, Rebecca Marshall, Doll Common and Mary Betterton – and given us a fascinating look at the precarious lot of actresses at that time. A moving and often comic account of the true lives of Restoration actresses, with...
Exploring the legacy in Poetry and Song of the Lost Generation of World War I and those deeply affected by the conflict.
Poetry and Song by the lost generation of World War I and those deeply affected by the conflict
Richard Roddis tenor , Clive Pollard piano
Rosalind Williams & Gillian von Fragstein reader
Composers: George Butterworth, the emblem of lost talent; W Denis Browne and Ernest Farrar, who both left only a handful of pieces. Poets: Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, Francis Ledwidge, Wilfrid Gibson. Straddling the two art-forms and prolifi c in...
“in the night-time, when they’re empty, buildings come alive to tell their stories”
Tom Nicholas’ new play summons up the spirits whose stories fill the building, and invites the audience to explore the spaces as the past comes out of the woodwork to meet them.
Based on research, conversation and historical events and infused with theatrical magic, TRINITY explores the building through the eyes of the people who have worked and played here. In particular, the young people at formative times in their lives, whose experiences in the building spin a continuous...
Introducing award winning AsOne Theatre Company’s next new piece of writing, the play PASSION By Stephanie Dale
True stories of War and Love 100 years apart
Playwright – Stephanie Dale Director – Peter Leslie Wild Composer/Arranger/MD Tim Laycock
A Lieutenant commanding his platoon in the Royal Marines died in 2008 – his family learn to live without him. A 19 year old Private Infantryman deployed witnessed the death of an Afghan child, and missed the birth of his own. 100 years earlier a father and soldier returned home from the desert of Mesopotamia only to...