History on the Stage
Our exciting new offering for 2020: we have been working in collaboration with directors, actors & scriptwriters over the last 6 months to create a stunning new offering for Historical Venues & Events nationwide!
These productions will be very fluid, staged around the grounds of events and venues for a small audience and running 3-4 times a day.
short 20-30 minute performances
delivered with a nod to the mummers play traditions of the middle ages
in situ or mobile around events and venues
exciting, comic interludes
historical, venue specific content
Engaging for all ages
Available for 2020:
"Tales from the Hundred Years War"
A comic retelling of the major battles of the hundred years war
as relived and told by
'Roger of Croydon', 'Dicken of Prickwillow' and 'The Maid of Orléans'.
Filled with comic turns and several key historical stories.
Director: Jamie Aspden
Jamie, as well as being one of our core team of RtC Instructors, is also a freelance director, actor and musician.
As a performer, he has worked on musical productions such as The Ouses In-between with Cop The Needle, and plays such as The Possibilities by Howard Barker.
Whilst in training, Jamie performed in numerous musicals including: Rent, Anything Goes, Sweet Charity, and The Threepenny Opera.
Jamie has also performed extensively as a musician, playing venues such as The Wedgewood Rooms, The Railway Inn (Winchester), The Firehouse, Bignor Park, Brighton Hilton Hotel and The Joiners.
In recent years, Jamie has been focused on theatrical direction. Jamie has directed and assistant directed at venues across the UK including: The Alexandra Theatre - Bognor Regis, The Electric Theatre – Guildford, The Bridewell Theatre – London.
Writer: Andy Taylor
Andrew is a freelance writer, director and actor. Graduating from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1983, Andrew enjoyed a successful career performing in theatre, television, film and radio.
Credits include: Pyjama Game, Chicago, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Godspell, Harry Enfield’s Television Programme, Red Dwarf, Heartbeat, My Family.
Andrew has written corporate films for: IBM, Coopers & Lybrand, British Rail, British Airways, and Video Arts Training.
Andrew has also written for TV and radio, his credits include: The Jockeys of Norfolk, Revolting Animals, Your Mother Wouldn’t Like it, Jellyneck, The Crusader Chronicles, A Noble Order, The Crouch Club, Twenty Thousand Leagues Beyond the World Beneath the Waves, Alas Smith and Jones, Love Starts Here, A Near Run Thing, and On The Blog.