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Thursday, 11 February 2010

Earlier today, we visited Lady Jane Grey Primary School in Leicestershire to deliver a series of fun learning activities based on A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Associate artist Nathan Masterson joined artistic director Ben Spiller yesterday for an afternoon of workshops with a group of terrific students at the University of Warwick.

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

This afternoon, artistic director Ben Spiller met with the National Theatre to discuss a revival of Emergency Shakespeare! at Watch This Space, the National's summer arts festival.  

Friday, 15 January 2010

This year, we celebrate our fifth birthday and, to mark this special event, our local newspaper the Derby Telegraph has published a special feature on our achievements over the last five years. The article begins by saying that we have a "unique take on Shakespeare", whether we're performing his work "among the stalagmites of Poole's Cavern or giving Ophelia emergency first aid at Quad ... in the Glastonbury mud, in front of Joseph Wright's paintings ... and on hospital wards".  To read the full article, please visit

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