This wonderful poster design for Rhum and Clay’s new show A Strange Wild Song by Sandra Dieckmann deserves to be seen, as does the show, which is apparently inspired by a First World War event, and is now at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.
Scratch, the platform for artists to show their work in progress, is back at Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre.
Comedy can often be uncomfortable, and clowns give you the heebie-jeebies, not least with the territory they explore.
David Cameron is a lot of things, and an inspiration for playwrights isn’t the first thing that springs to mind, but the first in-house production for the autumn season at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter, has been inspired by the politician’s inelegant politicking when he announced ‘state multi-culturalism in the UK has failed’.
Twenty-five years ago on June 1, the Peace Convoy, made up of hundreds of new-age travellers, was on its way to the 14th free festival at Stonehenge, Wilstshire, when it was met with violent action from police at a road-blockage set to determine an exclusion zone that had been declared four miles around the English Heritage site. Many convoy vehicles escaped through a hedge into a nearby field, and after a stand-off of several hours, riot police entered the field on foot.