rom the late 1980s the tours settled into a seasonal cycle, with a new production hitting the road in late June or July and then a tour with horses until September. Sometimes we set out from our base, which since...
A story of two sisters, Gog and Magog, whose quiet domestic routine is upset by a visit from the Knifegrinder
A show about Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, and a cautionary tale about cutting rehearsal time.
The story of the American avant-garde film-maker Maya Deren, and her journey to Haiti in the 1940s to film voudon dance.
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...
Four shows that travelled throughout Britain and Ireland as horse-drawn touring began to hit its stride
A version of Kenneth Patchen's 'Journal of Albion Moonlight'.
A memorable tour with a specially commissioned show to 9 islands of the Outer Hebrides.
A story (and a character) from my childhood were the inspiration for a key show in development of the theatre
Why horse-drawn? The story of horse-drawn touring theatre at Horse + Bamboo.
The first two Horse + Bamboo touring shows, which began a 22 year sequence of horse-drawn tours.
A show based loosely on the story 'On Discovery' from Maxine Hong Kingston's novel 'China Men'. It's the story of a shipwrecked sailor, who finds himself washed up on the shore of the Land of Women.