• An Evening with Shakespeare

    The Barded Ladies join fellow Shakespeareans and students from Bath Spa's Masters Degree in Performing Shakespeare for a night of reinvention at Bath's Rondo Theatre.

    The selection of scenes have been reworked by the cast to showcase both their directing and performing talents as they bring Shakespeare into the 21st century.

    • Titus Andronicus - directed by Kat Hipkiss
    • Richard III - directed by Alice Tripp
    • As You Like It - directed by Tessa Walker
    • The Tempest - adapted and directed by Charlotte Turner
    • 'To Kill a Wife with Kindness' a reimagining of The Taming of the Shrew - adapted and directed by Fiona Kirkland
    • A Midsummer Night's Dream - directed by Emi Howell

    This is an evening of entertainment and revelry that is unmissable.

    Friday 29th May
    Rondo Theatre, Bath
    Tickets: £5 adults, £4 concessions
    Available from: Here
    Produced by Tessa Walker

  • Five Woman Hamlet at the Globe

    In association with Globe Education, as part of our Proffesional Engagement research, 5 of The Barded Ladies took to the Globe stage to perform Shakespeare's greatest play...Hamlet. Directed by the brilliant Jo Howarth, the production consisted of 4 Hamlets, 1 Ophelia and a lot of hard work. Whilst rehearsing intensively for two weeks at the Sackler studios for this production, we worked with many Globe practitioners.
    It was a fantastic experience, and all devoloped hugely working at this level of proffesional theatre.

    Cast for Hamlet at the Globe:

    Ophelia/Bernado/Ghost - Kat Hipkiss
    Hamlet/Horatio - Alice Tripp
    Hamlet/Polonius - Tessa Walker
    Hamlet/Francisco - Emi Howell
    Hamlet/Marcellus - Charlotte Turner

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Within the vibrant environment of the school playground, in a world where dragons are slain and princesses search for true love, our eccentric adaptation of one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, promises to leave audiences eager to relive childhood delights. This charming tale encompasses much of the joy, passion and battles experienced by a cluster of young children, and breathes life into the side-splitting silliness that lives within us all. So pick up your sword or grab your most treasured toy, for what lays ahead will be an adventure like no other!

    The production is part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival 2014 and in association with Bristol Pride.

    Demetrius/Bottom/Puck - Alice Tripp
    Lysander/Snout/Peaseblossom/Puck - Kat Hipkiss
    Helena/Starvelling/Cobweb/Egeus/Puck - Giverny O'Brine
    Hermia/Flute/Moth/Puck - Sophie Cox
    Theseus/Oberon/Peter Quince - Charlotte Turner
    Titania - Demi Horton
    Hippolyta/Egeus/Snug/Mustardseed - Hannah Mosettig

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