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'Tis Pity She's a Whore (2014)

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Playwright: John Ford
Directed by: Michael Longhurst

Compassionate and disturbing, John Ford’s great story of doomed love – told in scenes that combine intense reflection with explosive violence – enters the most challenging moral territory of all.

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Pitcairn (2014)

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Playwright: Richard Bean
Directed by: Max Stafford-Clark

Richard Bean’s brutal telling of the colonisation of the remote island of Pitcairn by Fletcher Christian and the Bounty mutineers.

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Doctor Scroggy's War (2014)

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Playwright: Howard Brenton
Directed by: John Dove

Hilarious and moving, Doctor Scroggy’s War gives a sideways look at the First World War a hundred years after its onset.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Dominic Dromgoole

Our production from our 2013 season returns to tour the UK, Asia & Russia.

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Punishment Without Revenge (2014)

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Playwright: Lope de Vega
Directed by: Ernesto Arias

On its cleverly mapped journey towards a violent climax equal to that of any Jacobean playwright, El castigo sin venganza explores the tragic role of honour in seventeenth century life – cruel, necessary, ineluctable.

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The Comedy of Errors (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Blanche McIntyre

Basing his plot on a farce by Plautus, Shakespeare caps the mayhem of his Roman original to build up a hectic tale of violent cross-purposes, furious slapstick and social nightmare.

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King Lear (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

Its tempestuous poetry shot through with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, King Lear is one of the deepest artistic explorations of the human condition.

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Holy Warriors (2014)

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Playwright: David Eldridge
Directed by: James Dacre

From the crusades of Richard the Lionheart to the bloody conflicts of our own century, Holy Warriors is a sweeping fantasia of holy war, fraught diplomacy and revenge in the struggle for Jerusalem and the Holy Lands.

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