Plays


Our plays for adults delve into the darker elements of Herstory. We explore unknown tales that are based on fact or folklore. Our aim is to shine a light on women's voices unheard past and present. To give a fresh and open perspective on what it is to be female, cast in a time confined by expectations of gender, class, race, status and social behaviour.


                

We are currently creating a trilogy of scripted plays that explore women, mental health, crime and media exploitation. Beginning with Ordinary, based on the true story of Helen Duncan a popular medium in the 1940's, eventually imprisoned in Holloway prison for her beliefs and practice. We are excited to announce that we will performing the play this Autumn with dates at the Old Operating Theatre  and the Ninth Life Pub in London. Tickets for Operating Theatre performances can be purchased through this link:

https://oldoperatingtheatre.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a46f070c088359c73ab1a7c96&id=c8e51efdb8&e=5be9fcdeb7&fbclid=IwAR2bjYvq5Luod9gMB36v3tCdAxq20SLr4QjBK7WM7fk2fpOCrUyB4KckUQY

And for Performances at The Ninth Life purchased through the link below:

ticketsource.co.uk/bespoken-theatre







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Childhood is a constant source of inspiration to us.

A time when the imagination is developing and the first stories we hear influence and shape our responses to the world. 

We explore themes of childhood through myths, fairy tales and history.

We also create and devise plays and scripts with young people showing us how they see the world and the changes they want.

We work closely within education and other specialist settings delivering storytelling workshops to support the national curriculum.

Some of our story projects are linked to science and nature; using a sensory engagement with the experience of biodiversity and encouraging a meaningful relationship with the natural world.

All our sessions are followed by a celebration with food and music, and an arts and crafts session. 





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