The Portrait 2011

Nikolai Gogol’s haunting story of greed and narcissism was a difficult tale to adapt for the stage. However, such is Gogol’s cult status that, in 2011, we received a record NINE reviews for one of our shows, with many members of the press and audiences giving us the highest possible praise. Cast: Matthew Hodgkin, Rob Lees, Callum Battersby, Lola Wingrove, Georgia Scarr, Lucy Kane, Lizzy Hayes, Kathryn Kaiser, Tom Serruya, Tom Norman, Josh … Continue reading The Portrait 2011

The Lost Letters of Mr Corrigan 2009

With a number of relative hits at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe already, this completely devised show based on the concept of an office that sorts missing letters marked our first award for consistently producing high quality work. The Three Weeks Editor’s Choice Award was presented to Robin Strapp in the last week of the festival. It cemented our reputation as one of the best young … Continue reading The Lost Letters of Mr Corrigan 2009

The Wind Tamer 2008

This was our first self-adapted complete story, author Pearl Morrison and her family came to see the show in Edinburgh and were absolutely delighted with the outcome. More excellent reviews came from The Herald and Three Weeks, both kindly rating us with four stars (below). Cast:  Archie Stringweed – Callum Battersby, Cecile Stringweed – Henrietta Fforde-Lutter, Jeffrey Stringweed – Matthew Hodgkin, Rufus Stringweed – George Collins, Grandpa Stringweed & … Continue reading The Wind Tamer 2008

Just So 2007

This playful production of Rudyard Kipling’s children’s stories gave us our first five star review (below). Cast: Callum Battersby, Clarisse Loughrey, Daniel Morton, Emma Brooks, Flora Denman, Franziska Kraushaar, George Collins, Georgia Scarr, Henrietta Fforde-Lutter, Josh Fforde-Lutter, Karin Brooker, Katie Wheeler, Keira Leigh Elford, Lola Wingrove, Millie Poulson, Sarah Sheriff, Tom Clarke,  Review: The Herald Jackajack, Underbelly Star rating: ** Aesop’s Fables, Assembly Rooms Star rating: **** Just So, Quaker Meeting House Star rating: ***** What do Martin Amis, Rudyard Kipling and … Continue reading Just So 2007