Why Will You Say that I Am Mad?

Join us for a journey through the dark landscape of Edgar Allan Poe – the man, his life and his works.  Featuring readings from the acknowledged master of American Gothic, including The Raven and The Tell-Tale Heart, the evening will delight and surprise in equal measure, both old and new fans.  Mad genius? Tormented artist? …

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Stratford’s Elders Theatre Company

Fred Theatre is very pleased to be supporting our town’s newly established Elders Theatre Company (ETC). Whilst the company gets set-up we’ll be hosting their news here on our web site. Next up will be information on the crowdfunding campaign. Check back for that soon, or sign-up for the ETC news emails and we’ll let…

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New Poe show this summer

‘Why Will You Say That I am Mad?’ is a brand new production from Fred Theatre, heading to Stratford’s Bear Pit this summer. At its heart is a collection of staged readings from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Some may be very familiar, some maybe not so. Weaving the evening together is an appearance…

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Win-win for Holly, Hannah and Fred Theatre

A successful placement with Stratford-based Fred Theatre was recognised last week when Holly Hayes received the University of Birmingham’s College of Arts & Law Internship Student of the Year Award. Over the past few months Fred Theatre has welcomed two interns from the University of Birmingham’s Experience Arts scheme. Artistic director, Robert Ball says: “It…

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Schools’ Tour 2018-19

Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Christmas Carol, Jekyll & Hyde In-school performances across the UK Director/Designer: Robert Ball, Tracey Street Cast: Kimberley Bradshaw, Robert Coletta, Olly Giles, Sally Hyde-Lomax, Anthony Webster, Ciara Willson

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Catch MACBETH for FREE in Stratford

Fred Theatre invites you to join us for a one-off FREE performance of Macbeth. Taking place at 7pm on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at the United Reformed Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, this is a wonderful opportunity to experience how we’re taking live theatre into schools across the country. Tickets are FREE, but there will be an on-the-door collection,…

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A FREE Christmas Carol from Fred

To celebrate the launch of our 2018-19 schools’ tour, Fred Theatre is inviting you to join us for a one-off free performance of A Christmas Carol. Taking place at 7pm on Monday 12 November 2018 at the United Reformed Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, this is a wonderful opportunity to experience how we’re taking live theatre into schools…

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Rehearsals kick off for Christmas Carol

Under the excellent directorship of Tracey Street, rehearsals commenced today (Monday 01 October 2018) for A Christmas Carol. Back for a second outing, Fred Theatre’s own adaptation was written for us last year by Jonathan Lloyd and Abigail Walton. The 90-minute production has the needs of GCSE students very much in mind and is the…

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Meet the cast of the 2018-19 schools’ tour

Fred Theatre is pleased to announce the casting for our upcoming schools’ tour.   This year a team of six professional actors will be taking on a number of roles across no less than four productions: A Christmas Carol, Jekyll & Hyde, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth. They are: Kimberley Bradshaw, Robert Coletta, Olly Giles,…

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Macbeth

William Shakespeare Spring 2018 In-school performances Director/Designer: Robert Ball Cast: Liam Atton, Dawn Bush, Sarah Gordon, Libby Grant, Neil Jacks, Peter M Smith

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