RECENT & CURRENT WORK
THE CHORUS: INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
A three day international festival held online in March 2021. The festival, presented theatre, workshops, discussions and international networking events, asking how we can come together to create a better world through theatre.
THE CHORUS: AN AUDIO EXPERIENCE
Eleven citizens of Birmingham ask what we can do to make change and whether we can be 'on the right side of history'.
RED PLANET: REVOLUTION
The year is 2119 and the Republic of Mars is finally free. As the leaders of the revolution, the future of the planet is now in your hands. Will it become a land of peace and freedom, or a war-torn wasteland?
DARE is a festival of new and in-development theatre and performance exploring the borders between theatre, politics and conversation. If theatre were a music festival, DARE would be its new bands tent – a raucous, unpredictable and joyous place to explore the biggest questions facing us right now.
THE CHORUS PROJECT PODCAST
The Chorus Project Podcast documents the making process of The Chorus Project, an international collaboration with theatre companies across Europe creating new work inspired by the themes of The Oresteia.
Our attempt to try and make sense of the government's new immigration bill.
THE ANDOVER SPACE PROGRAMME
Working with community groups in Andover, we launched a weather balloon to the very edge of space!
Darkly humorous and grippingly physical, MARCO tells the epic story of cyclist Marco Pantani.
THE SITUATION ROOM
It’s 1962 and the Cold War is reaching boiling point. The world is split between the opposing forces of capitalism and communism.
LAST NIGHT I MET YOU DREAMING
Presented as part of Ovalhouse’s First Bites programme of new and in-development work in 2018. Last Night I Met You Dreaming by Rebecca Tortora is a magic realist story about an ambitious journalist who never got over her brother’s death. This visual show combines text, movement, music, animation and projection mapping.
THE LAST ONES
The euphoria of the 1905 revolution is long over, and Russia is in chaos. As the government begins a brutal crackdown, a corrupt ex-police chief fears for his life after a failed assassination attempt by terrorists.
THE CHORUS: BENEATH THE CITY
At Birmingham REP, 16-18 January 2020. After the death of her mother, a young woman flees from her home. She arrives in a new city, asking for sanctuary. But before it's granted, furious bureaucrats demand their own justice. As she is put on trial for a crime she denies, the community wrestles with its commitment to the people and to power.
Phone Home was a transnational project inspired by true stories from refugees. One play, performed across three stages in London, Munich and Athens, interlinked by video-conferencing and broadcast live online. Phone Home was a unique and innovative theatre experience, and a powerful reaction to the political and media discourse surrounding the refugee crisis.
A love story about our love of stories, Silent Planet is a passionate and poetic fable about the power of literature in a world in which the wrong words can get you killed. Silent Planet is playwright Eve Leigh’s first full length play.
OH WELL NEVER MIND BYE
July 2005. In London, bombs are exploding. On the West Bank, a teenage boy is in a coma. A suspected suicide bomber has been shot on a Tube train. And in her newspaper's office, investigative reporter Charlotte is hard at work.