Plays

The Beauty Manifesto

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Commissioned by the National Theatre Connections project, The Beauty Manifesto premiered at the Oxford Playhouse featuring Artemis' teen theatre company "The Medusa Theatre Company. Synopsis The world of The Beauty Manifesto is a world of extreme physical conformity, where teenagers celebrate ...
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The River Keeper

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The River Keeper has lived on the bank of the river for 100 years, watching as people feed their hopes and dreams in to the temperamental waters. Cast out by the townspeople and kept captive by the river, she longs ...
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Glass Eels

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During a heady, hot summer, a young girl's sexual awakening is coloured by shadows of her early childhood. Written with Leyshon's characteristic stark lyricism and suffused with the austere poetry of the West Country, Glass Eels dramatises the unconscious world of ...
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Bedlam

Set in the notorious 18th Century lunatic asylum that gives the play its name, Bedlam is the story of how a cruel and unusual institution starts to crumble, after the arrival of an unassuming country girl. First performed at Shakespeare's ...
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Don’t Look Now

Adapted from Daphne du Maurier's supernatural thriller, "Don't Look Now" is set in Venice as John and Laura try to escape their grief, following the death of their young daughter. But when the couple meet two aged sisters, one of ...
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Comfort Me With Apples

Autumn , and the orchard is full of cider apples: Beauty of Bath, Kingston Black and Glory of the West. Inside the farmhouse, the rule of the matriach Irene is challenged when her estranged daughter returns and her middle-aged son, ...
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The Farm

“Nothing I do has changed. I'm doing what's always been done on this piece of land.” The farm is running at a loss, but Vic is determined to keep working. He'll do everything he can, work day and night, but he ...
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