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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Scrooge and co. on tour

Fred Theatre’s latest production is a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Written especially for us by Jonathan Lloyd and Abigail Walton, the production is now on tour to schools across England. A cast of five actors is bringing to life Charles Dickens’ classic novella in this lively and fresh retelling of everyone’s favourite Christmas…

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A Christmas Carol

Jonathan Lloyd & Abigail Walton (after Dickens) Autumn 2017 In-school performances (played to more than 3,000 students across England) Director/Designer: Robert Ball Cast: Phil Hemming, Benito Marlay, Lyle Mitchell, Ellie Allum-Marshall, Sarah Robinson

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