When someone talks about Gretna Green, one of the first things to spring to mind are stories of eloping couples, racing their disapproving relatives to the Scottish border so they could marry without their parents’ consent. It’s an image of daredevil chases and forbidden romance – one capitalised on by mentions of Gretna Green in […]
Join us at ‘London’s most hidden pub’ in 2019 for a weekend of interdisciplinary sessions from the edges and in-between places of Europe. The Marchland Arms will take place on 23rd and 24th March at Hatton Garden’s Ye Olde Mitre and will feature artists like Savina Yannatou, George Szirtes and Lori Watson amongst many others. […]
This is a story about a journey across three decades, about a country on the borders of Europe that no longer exists, and about what (if anything at all) was learned along the way. “We are all neighbours. But we are all different” they said. I first travelled to the Balkans in 1988. That was the year […]
We can’t be ourselves except in opposition. I came by this quote, by Alsatian playwright Gustave Stoskopf, when I was researching Arnika, two years ago. I was looking for words to put into the mouth of one of the characters, a young Alsatian haunted by his experiences as a forced conscript on the Russian front […]
Booking is now open! We invite you to browse the programme and join us there in February to March 2018. Expect to see updates on how the season is developing, background on performers, sneak peaks of our wonderful pop-up theatre and more on this blog. Sign up to our mailing list for updates.