Month: August 2018

2000 The Girl Who Cut Flowers, 2002-4 Company of Angels, 2005/6 The Shadow of Trees, 2007-2010 Little Leap Forward

A series of touring shows during a period in which I was working very closely with Alison Duddle.

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1999/2000 Harvest of Ghosts

An outdoor show written with Prof. Sam Ukala from Delta State University in Nigeria, inspired by the events surrounding the death of Ken Sara-Wiwa

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1997/8 The Legend of the Creaking Floorboard

A story of two sisters, Gog and Magog, whose quiet domestic routine is upset by a visit from the Knifegrinder

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1998 The Boo and Beyond the Boundary

In 1998 Horse + Bamboo took ownership of a new workshop, which enabled the company to open its own venue, The Boo.

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1994-6 Visions of Hildegard

A show about Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, and a cautionary tale about cutting rehearsal time.

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1994/5 Dance of White Darkness

The story of the American avant-garde film-maker Maya Deren, and her journey to Haiti in the 1940s to film voudon dance.

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1994/6/7 Westminster Easter Events

In 1994 and 1996 I was invited to direct the Good Friday events at Westminster. A parade from Central Hall via the Cathedral to the Abbey, where we finished with a performance in the Abbey.

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1992/3/7 A Strange (& Unexpected) Event!

omeone said to me in passing that all our shows were all very serious. Then they went on to say that they were edgy and sinister. I laughed at the idea; said that it wasn’t strictly true because even the...

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1989 Plaited Path , 1990 The Wish , 1991 The Flood

Four shows that travelled throughout Britain and Ireland as horse-drawn touring began to hit its stride

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Community Events – 1985 Wolviston, 1987 Pilton

During the 1980s we worked on a number of large-scale community residencies, each culminating in a series of events including parades, performances and site-specific artwork

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Crib at Manchester Cathedral

1984 Manchester Cathedral Crib

A specially commissioned crib and dedication ceremony at Manchester Cathedral

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1986 Tales From a Maskshop

A version of Kenneth Patchen's 'Journal of Albion Moonlight'.

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